# What is the direction of flow of electric current in an electric circuit?

What is the direction of flow of electric current in an electric circuit?

It  flows  from  anode  to  cathode  (direction  of   holes  flow)

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Description : What is the direction of flow of current?

Last Answer : Current  flows  from  anode  to  cathode(opposite  direction  to  flow of  electrons)

Description : What is the direction of the conventional current flow?

Last Answer : The conventional current flow in opposite direction of flow of electrons. The electrons flow from negative terminal of battery to positive terminal of battery. And conventional current flow from positive terminal of battery to negative terminal of battery.

Description : Electric current passing through the circuit produces?

Last Answer : Electric current passing through the circuit produces thermal effect.

Description : What is the direction of the flow of electrons?

Last Answer : Electrons  flow    cathode   to   anode  or  in   an  oposite  direction  of   convection  current  flow  or  holes.

Description : What is the direction of the induced electric field?

Last Answer : It  is  in  opposite  direction   to  the  one  that   produced  it.

Description : What is the direction of the electric field?

Last Answer : Electric   field    is  at   right angle   widh  flow  of  current  (right  hand   rule).

Description : How does AC current change direction?

Last Answer : This  is  because  the  angle  at  which  the   magnetic  fields  cuts  across  a  winding  changes  its  poles  thus  current  has  to  change  dirention  .

Description : What happens when you reverse the direction of the current in an electromagnet?

Last Answer : When  you  reverse  current  direction  in  an  electromagnet,  the magnetic  poles  will  also  change.

Description : What is the direction of an AC current?

Last Answer : The magnitude and direction of alternating current is changes with respect to time. So for half cycle it is positive and for next half cycle it is negative.

Description : why current flows in opposite direction of electrons?

Last Answer : Hi team, the current flow is nothing but flow of electrons But the conventional direction I'd opposite to actual current flow . ..

Description : Does current flow through a capacitor ?

Last Answer : Imagine a pipe with a flexible diaphram in the middle separating two haves of the pipe. Now the pipe is filled with air. If you apply a pressure to one end the diaphram will deform ... capacitor, the effects on electrons will be recreated across the boundary. But theres no electrical connection...

Description : The current flow in a battery is due to ______ A) movement of ions B) movement of protons C) movement of holes D) movement of neutrons

Last Answer : The current flow in a battery is due to movement of ions

Description : Inductance affects the direct current flow?

Last Answer : Inductance affects the direct current flow at the time of turning on and off.

Description : Precise control of reactive current flow entering the transmission and distribution systems can be minimized by using (A) synchronous condenser (B) static VAR capacitor (C) capacitor bank (D) thyristor switched reactor in parallel with capacitor

Last Answer : Precise control of reactive current flow entering the transmission and distribution systems can be minimized by using (A) synchronous condenser (B) static VAR capacitor (C) capacitor bank (D) thyristor switched reactor in parallel with capacitor

Description : Why do you need a closed circuit for electricity to flow?

Last Answer : When  the  circuit  is  closed  , a potential  diffrence  is  realized  between  the  two  nodes  connected  .This  causes  flow of  electrons  and  convection  current.

Description : List out any four effects of electric current used in measuring instruments & write name of meter working on it.

Last Answer : Effects of Electric Current used in measuring instruments:  1. Magnetic Effect: PMMC and Moving Iron type Ammeters, voltmeter and Dynamometer type wattmeters etc.  2. Electromagnetic induction ... . Electrostatic effect: Voltmeters.  5. Hall Effect: Flux meter, Poynting vector wattmeter.

Description : State various effects of electric current and explain any one.

Last Answer : Effects of Electric Current:  1. Magnetic Effect: When a current is passed through a conductor, magnetic field is produced round the conductor. Due to this field when current carrying ... The rise in temperature is converted into elongation of hot wire element causes displacement of pointer.

Description : State Ohm’s law for electric circuit.

Last Answer : Ohms law -States that the current flows in a circuit is directly proportional to the applied voltage (V) and inversely the proportional resistance provided with the temperature main constant

Description : Compare electric and magnetic circuit.

Last Answer : Comparison between Magnetic and Electric Circuits

Description : Draw a typical electric circuit including ammeter and voltmeter.

Last Answer : The figure shows typical electric circuit including ammeter and voltmeter. Ammeter is connected in series for measurement of current. Voltmeter is connected in parallel for measurement of voltage. Fuse is use ... are used. If the electric supply is DC the DC ammeter and DC voltmeter are used.

Description : In a series R-C circuit, with the increase in frequency, current (A) Reduces (B) Increases (C) Does not change (D) Becomes zero

Last Answer : In a series R-C circuit, with the increase in frequency, current Increases

Description : Magnitude of current at resonance in R-L-C circuit?

Last Answer : The current will be maximum if it is a series rlc circuit.

Description : In a loss-free R-L-C circuit the transient current is?

Last Answer : In a loss-free R-L-C circuit the transient current is sinusoidal.

Description : Electric Current

Last Answer : Electric current is the flow of charges. The electrons flow from higher density area of electrons to lowers density area of electrons. The terminal of battery which we called positive terminal of ... circuit is called electric current. The unit of electric current is Coulomb per Second or Ampere.

Description : A) Watt B) Volts C) Farad D) Ampere

Description : When electric current passes through a bucket full of water, lot of bubbling is observed. This suggests that the type of supply is?

Last Answer : When electric current passes through a bucket full of water, lot of bubbling is observed. This suggests that the type of supply is D.C.

Description : When electric current passes through a metallic conductor, its temperature rises. This is due to?

Last Answer : When electric current passes through a metallic conductor, its temperature rises. This is due to collisions between conduction electrons and atoms.

Description : Heat in a conductor is produced on the passage of electric current due to?

Last Answer : Heat  in  a   conductor  is  produced   due  to  frictional  collision  of  electrons   flow  as  they  conduct  current.

Description : An instrument which detects electric current is known as?

Last Answer : An instrument which detects electric current is known as galvanometer.

Description : How can a magnetic field be used to generate an electric current?

Last Answer : Magnetic  field  can  be  used  to  generate  electric  current  on  a  condition  that  it  is  on  a  rate  of  changing  magnetic  flux.  (Faraday's  law)

Last Answer : Meggar is an instrument which measures the insulation resistance of an electric circuit relative to earth and one another.

Description : If the % reactance upto the fault point is 20%, then the short circuit current will be

Last Answer : If the % reactance upto the fault point is 20%, then the short circuit current will be 5 times the full load current

Description : In parallel RLC resonance circuit at resonance the current will be  (1) Minimum (2) Maximum (3) Zero (4) Infinite

Last Answer : In parallel RLC resonance circuit at resonance the current will be Minimum

Description : The armature current on symmetrical 3 phase short circuit of a synchronous machine (salient pole)  (A) has q -axis current only (B) has d -axis current only (C) has both d and q axis currents (D) cannot be divided between q and d axis currents

Last Answer : The armature current on symmetrical 3 phase short circuit of a synchronous machine (salient pole) has d -axis current only

Description : In a series RLC high Q circuit, the current peaks at a frequency  (1) equal to the resonant frequency (2) greater than the resonant frequency (3) less than the resonant frequency (4) equal to half the resonant frequency

Last Answer : In a series RLC high Q circuit, the current peaks at a frequency equal to the resonant frequency

Description : When one leg of parallel circuit is opened out the total current will?

Last Answer : When one leg of parallel circuit is opened out the total current will decrease.

Description : In which fault the maximum short circuit current occurs?

Last Answer : In three phase bolted fault the maximum short circuit occurs.

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Description : Classify hydro-electric power plants according to water flow regulation and explain in brief.

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Description : In a single-phase induction motor, the operating direction is determined by the ________ A) Rotor B) Stator C) Starting circuit D) None of these

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Last Answer : electrons flow from cathode to anode because the electron has a negative charge and repels from the negatively charged cathode whilst also attracting to the positively charged anode.

Description : What is the flow of electrons from one atom to another called?