# What is the direction of flow of current?

What is the direction of flow of current?

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

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

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

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 : 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

Last Answer : The direction of rotation of universal motor can be reversed the by reversing the flow of current through either armature winding or field winding.

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

Last Answer : In a single-phase induction motor, the operating direction is determined by the Starting circuit

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).

Last Answer : Yes DIAC can conduct in both direction.

Description : State advantages & disadvantages of electromagnetic flow meter.

Last Answer : Advantage: Provides wide linear range. 2) Ability to measure reverses flow. 3) Gives rapid response to flow changes. 4) No obstruction is created to flow. 5) It can handle corrosive as ... and pipe networks with relatively short inside diameters. 3) It is useful for electrically conducting fluid.

Description : Compare variable head flow meter with variable area flow meter.

Last Answer : Parameter Variable head flowmeter Variable area flowmeter Working principle Restriction or obstacle is placed in the path of flow to create a differential Pressure. The pressure ... viscous fluid slurries and dirty fluids. In laboratories and testing and production lines.

Description : Describe principle of operation of Doppler type ultrasonic flow meter with diagram.

Last Answer : Diagram: Working:  The flow meter consists of a crystal transducer mounted outside the pipe in which flow is to be measured. This transducer is a piezoelectric crystal which ... , so the frequency of the reflected wave is shifted to particle velocity, according to Doppler principle.

Description : Define laminar flow and turbulent flow.

Last Answer : Laminar flow : When a fluid flowing through the pipe at different speeds (fast at center and slow at edges), and the fluid particles move in layers with one layer sliding over the adjacent ... successive cross sections, then this flow is called as turbulent flow. Reynolds no is greater than 4000

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

Last Answer : Classification of hydro-electric power plants according to water flow regulation of water flow:-  1. Large reservoir power plant 2. Run-off river (ROR) power plant with poundage 3. Run-off River ... depends upon rate of flow of water Initial cost is less Its purpose is to generate electricity.

Description : Load flow studies involve solving simultaneous  (1) linear algebraic equations. (3) linear differential equations. (2) non-linear algebraic equations. (4) non-linear differential equations.

Last Answer : Load flow studies involve solving simultaneous non-linear algebraic equations.

Description : lf the wire which is vertical to this page has electron flow downwards the conductor will have

Last Answer : lf the wire which is vertical to this page has electron flow downwards the conductor will have a counter-clockwise field in the plane of the paper

Description : Do electrons flow from the anode to the cathode?

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?

Last Answer : Electric current

Description : In a synchronous machine, if the field flux axis ahead of the armature field axis in the direction of rotation, the machine is operating as  (1) synchronous motor (2) synchronous generator (3) asynchronous motor (4) asynchronous generator

Last Answer : In a synchronous machine, if the field flux axis ahead of the armature field axis in the direction of rotation, the machine is operating as synchronous generator

Description : The direction of rotation of an inverter fed 3-phase ac motor is reversed by (A) a mechanical reversing switch (B) reversing the input dc link voltage (C) operating the inverter as a rectifier (D) changing the sequence of switching

Last Answer : The direction of rotation of an inverter fed 3-phase ac motor is reversed by changing the sequence of switching

Description : Two non-collinear parallel equal forces acting in opposite direction?

Last Answer : Two non-collinear parallel equal forces acting in opposite direction constitute a couple.

Last Answer : The direction of rotation of a D.C. series motor can be changed by interchanging field terminals.

Last Answer : In case of a shaded pole motor the direction of rotation of the motor is from main pole to shaded pole.

Last Answer : Direction of rotation of a split phase motor can be reversed by reversing the connection of either running winding or starting winding.

Last Answer : The direction of rotation of an hysteresis motor is determined by position of shaded pole with respect to main pole.

Last Answer : In repulsion motor direction of rotation of motor is the same as that of brush shift.

Description : How can we reverse the direction of rotation of synchronous motor?

Last Answer : By reversing supply phase sequence we can reverse the direction of rotation of synchronous motor.

Description : Explain The Flow Of A Typical Instruction Word.?

Last Answer : Answer :The flow of a typical Instruction word is as follows: The content of the program counter of 2 byte is transferred to the address register known as MAR ( memory address register ). This ... bus. Now the data is placed in the instruction register which will eventually decode and execute it.

Description : Axial flow compressor

Last Answer : Axial flow compressor : Working Principle: As the fluid enters and leaves in the axial direction, the centrifugal component in the energy equation does not come into play. Here the compression is fully ... the absolute velocity of the fluid and the stator converts this into pressure rise.

Description : Draw venture meter and write steps to measure flow rate.

Last Answer : Venturi meter consists of three sections that is converging section, throat section and diverging section. The flow is introduced to the meter through the inlet with diameter D' . The inclined angle ... to 15o . Flow rate is proportional to the square root of the differential pressure.

Description : List variable flow meter.

Last Answer : 1. Variable area : Rotameter 2. Variable head : a) Venturi b) Orifice c) Pitot tube d) Nozzle

Description : In load flow Study, a PV bus is treated as a PQ bus when

Last Answer : Voltage at the bus becomes high

Description : The device which allows reverse power flow and withstands highest switch frequency is (A) GTO (B) MOSFET (C) IGBT (D) Inverter grade SCR

Last Answer : The device which allows reverse power flow and withstands highest switch frequency is MOSFET

Description : A Unified Power Flow Controller (FACTS controller) is a voltage source converter based (A) Inter-phase power controller (B) Static Compensator (C) Combination of series and shunt compensators (D) Solid-state series compensator

Last Answer : A Unified Power Flow Controller (FACTS controller) is a voltage source converter based Combination of series and shunt compensators

Description : The power flow problem mathematical model for a linear transmission network (A) is non-linear (B) is linear (C) considers time variation of generation (D) does not consider tap-changing transformers

Last Answer : The power flow problem mathematical model for a linear transmission network is non-linear

Description : Liquid flow rate is measured using (A) a pirani gauge (B) a pyrometer (C) an orifice plate (D) a bourdon tube

Last Answer : Liquid flow rate is measured using an orifice plate

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 : Will the Dow Jones Iindustrial Average rise or fall on Moday the 2nd of August.

Last Answer : I can, with the utmost confidence, assert with 50% certainty that it will go up on 8/2/10.

Description : How do you give your personal answer on this site?

Last Answer : I suggest starting a blog on blogspot. You might get a friend to help you with it. I’m guessing by the state of your writing-abilities you are not great with computers, but I’ll bet that you are an awesome artist! Good luck!

Description : what is UPFC?

Last Answer : UPFC stands for unified power flow controller.  It's used for real time control & dynamic compensation of ac transmission system.

Last Answer : In order that current should flow without causing excessive heating or voltage drop, the relay contacts should have low contact resistance, be clean and smooth, be of sufficient size and proper shape.

Description : Direct Current (DC) Next Topic : Alternating current (AC)

Last Answer : Direct Current (DC) is the unidirectional electric current. Uni meaning is one. And the flow of charge in same direction. We know that conventional current flow from positive terminal of battery to ... The magnitude of DC may constant or vary but direction do not change with respect to time.

Description : Alternating current (AC)

Last Answer : AC stands for Alternating Current meaning voltage or current that changes polarity or direction respectively over time. An Alternating Current (AC) is an electric current whose magnitude ... energy are known as alternators and are simpler construction than DC electromechanical generators.