# Which is an instrument which measures insulation resistance of an electric circuit relative to earth and one another?

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

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Description : Name the method used to measure following resistances:- (i) Low resistance (ii) Medium resistance (iii) Insulation resistance (iv) Earth resistance.

Last Answer : Following are the methods used to measure resistances:-  (i) Low resistance: 1.Voltmeter-Ammeter Method 2. Kelvin's Double bridge Method  (ii) Medium resistance: 1.Voltmeter-Ammeter Method 2. ... of Charge Method  (iv) Earth resistance : 1. Fall of Potential Method 2. Earth tester

Description : When measuring insulation resistance of cables using d.c. source, the galvanometer used should be initially short circuited because  (A) Cables have a low value of capacitance which draws a high ... high value of charging current (D) Cables have a low value of capacitance and initial resistance

Last Answer : When measuring insulation resistance of cables using d.c. source, the galvanometer used should be initially short circuited because Cables have a high value of capacitance which draws a high value of charging current

Last Answer : Insulation resistance of high voltage circuit breakers is more than 100 mega ohms.

Description : kWh meter is the electric meter that measures the amount of electrical _________ in kWh that was consumed in the house.  (A) Energy (B) Current (C) Voltage (D) None of the above

Last Answer : kWh meter is the electric meter that measures the amount of electrical Energy in kWh that was consumed in the house.

Description : If the insulation resistance of a cable of length 10 km is 1 mega ohm, its insulation resistance for 50 km length will be

Last Answer : If the insulation resistance of a cable of length 10 km is 1 mega ohm, its insulation resistance for 50 km length will be 0.2 mega ohm

Description : A PMMC instrument has FSD of 100 μA and a coil resistance of 1 kΩ. To convert the instrument into an ammeter with full scale deflection of 100 mA, the required shunt resistance is (A) 1 Ω (B) 1.001 Ω (C) 0.5 Ω (D) 10 Ω

Last Answer : A PMMC instrument has FSD of 100 μA and a coil resistance of 1 kΩ. To convert the instrument into an ammeter with full scale deflection of 100 mA, the required shunt resistance is 1.001 Ω

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

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

Description : Identify the correct combination of respective Electric arc welding and Electric resistance welding methods :  (A) Butt welding and Seam welding  (B) Hydrogen shielding and Projection welding  (C) Seam welding and Coated electrode welding  (D) Coated electrode welding and Hydrogen shielding

Last Answer : Identify the correct combination of respective Electric arc welding and Electric resistance welding methods :  (A) Butt welding and Seam welding  (B) Hydrogen shielding and Projection welding  ... Seam welding and Coated electrode welding  (D) Coated electrode welding and Hydrogen shielding

Description : State the procedure for testing of earth pit resistance with necessary diagrams.

Last Answer : Following procedure (Method) for testing of earth pit resistance with necessary diagrams. 1) Earth Tester : i) Three point method ii) Four point method 2) By Potential drop method 3 ... of that earthing pit. In this test the accuracy is less but electrical rods are not required.

Description : Write any two factors on which earth resistance depends.

Last Answer : Factors on which earth resistance depends: (1) The shape and material used for the electrode (2) Depth of the electrode in the ground. (3) The specific resistance of the soil around the electrode (4) Moisture content in the soil. (5) Nature of soil

Description : The resistance of a few meters of wire conductor in closed electrical circuit is?

Last Answer : The resistance of a few meters of wire conductor in closed electrical circuit is practically zero.

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 : Electric current passing through the circuit produces?

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

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 : State function of starter and ELCB. (Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker)

Last Answer : i) Function of Starter:- 1. To prevent the high starting current OR to minimize the starting current. 2. To give supply failure protection 3. To give over load and short circuit protection ... an installation and cut off the circuit from power supply and avoid electrical shock to the person.

Last Answer : A differential relay measures the vector difference between two or more similar electrical quantities.

Last Answer : A moving-coil permanent-magnet instrument can be used as ammeter by using a low resistance shunt.

Description : How to Install Insulation in Older Residences

Last Answer : How to Install Insulation in Older Residences Today's energy needs are a mounting concern for most homeowners. Making sure that your old home is adequately insulated will not only lower energy ... like sliding doors and entry doors to garages where strip insulation can be stapled in place.

Description : The thickness of insulation provided on the conductor depends on?

Last Answer : The thickness of insulation provided on the conductor depends on the magnitude of voltage on the conductor.

Description : The insulation on a current carrying conductor is provided?

Last Answer : The insulation on a current carrying conductor is provided to prevent leakage of current, to prevent shock.

Description : A Pyrheliometer is an instrument to measure :  (A) temperature of solar photovoltaic cell  (B) intensity of direct solar radiation at normal incidence  (C) intensity of indirect solar radiation  (D) efficiency of a solar photovoltaic cell

Last Answer : A Pyrheliometer is an instrument to measure : intensity of direct solar radiation at normal incidence

Description : In a PMMC instrument, the damping provided is :  (A) air damping (C) eddy current damping (B) fluid damping (D) magnetic damping using a magnet

Last Answer : In a PMMC instrument, the damping provided is : eddy current damping

Description : Eddy current damping cannot be used for moving iron instrument because

Last Answer : Eddy current damping cannot be used for moving iron instrument because the presence of a permanent magnet required for such purpose would affect the deflection and hence the reading of the instrument

Description : Identify the instrument that does not exist (A) Dynamo-meter type ammeter (B) Dynamo-meter type wattmeter (C) Moving-iron voltmeter (D) Moving-iron wattmeter

Last Answer : Identify the instrument that does not exist (A) Dynamo-meter type ammeter (B) Dynamo-meter type wattmeter (C) Moving-iron voltmeter (D) Moving-iron wattmeter

Last Answer : Instrument transformers are potential transformers, current transformers.

Last Answer : The rectifier instrument is not free from frequency error.

Last Answer : A multirange instrument has multiple shunt or series resistances inside the meter.

Last Answer : The gravity controlled instrument has crowded scale because current is proportional to sine of deflection angle.

Last Answer : If an instrument has cramped scale for larger values, then it follows logarithmic law.

Description : The ratio of maximum displacement deviation to full scale deviation of the instrument is called?

Last Answer : The ratio of maximum displacement deviation to full scale deviation of the instrument is called linearity.

Last Answer : The scale of a rectifier instrument is linear.

Last Answer : A moving iron instrument can be used for both D.C. and A.C.

Last Answer : The disc of an instrument using eddy current damping should be of conducting and non-magnetic material.

Last Answer : In a portable instrument, the controlling torque is provided by spring.

Last Answer : The pointer of an indicating instrument should be very light.

Last Answer : A moving-coil permanent-magnet instrument can be used as flux-meter by eliminating the control springs.

Description : I am a new student of electrical and electronic engineering, and facing some problems on sign related, kvl as well as mesh current analysis. By getting solution of these problems, I may get rid of these ... For figure 4, please just write the seven mesh equations only, solution is not needed.

Last Answer : u can assume the direction of current either in clockwise or anticlockwise...but the solution will remain same in both cases

Description : Resistance grounding is normally used for :  (A) high voltage long over head transmission lines  (B) low voltage short over head transmission lines  (C) extra high voltage long over head transmission lines  (D) all the above

Last Answer : Resistance grounding is normally used for : low voltage short over head transmission lines

Description : The transducer with negative temperature co-efficient of resistance is (A) Thermistor (B) Resistance Thermometer (C) Strain Gauge (D) Thermocouple

Last Answer : The transducer with negative temperature co-efficient of resistance is Thermistor

Last Answer : To measure a resistance with the help of a potentiometer it is not necessary to standardise the potentiometer.

Last Answer : For measuring a very high resistance we should use Meggar.

Last Answer : Yes ammeter has its own resistance Not only ammeter every electrical devices has there own resistance practicaly

Last Answer : Voltmeter is used to measure voltage in a circuit.Ohmmeter is used to measure the resistance of a component in a circuit.

Description : Are there any crawl space experts out there?

Last Answer : answer:Anything that I've seen done, or have tried myself, only made the nesting places that much safer and warmer. I recommend getting an estimate to have the job done by a contractor. That's one ... save very few dollars doing it myself. You can also pick the estimator's brain while they're there.

Description : How can you reuse a can of "Great Stuff" expanding foam by Dow?

Last Answer : I’ve never been able to—didn’t think it was possible. I avoid using it until the job requires close to a full can. Be sure to wear gloves & old clothing. I’ve also had a fair number of brand new cans from which nothing came out the nozzle. Maybe they should call it “Not-So-Great Stuff”.

Description : Select insulating materials for following parts : (i) Insulation between heating element and base plate of electric iron. (ii) Insulation used over copper or aluminium conductor used for making coils. (iii) Transformer bushings. (iv) Insulation between transmission line and pole.

Last Answer : Parts Insulating Materials  Insulation between heating element and base plate of electric iron. Mica Insulation used over copper or aluminium conductor used for making coils.  ... Transformer bushings Porcelain  Insulation between transmission line and pole. Porcelain

Description : What are the test and measuring instrument required in an Electrical depots?

Last Answer : Ans. Following are the test and measuring instruments required in an Electrical depots. a. Test lamp b. Line Tester c. Continuity tester d. Volt meter e. Ammeter f. Earth megger g. Megger h. Lux meter i. Power analyzer j. Infrared thermometer

Description : List two advantages of PMMC instrument.

Last Answer : 1. It has uniform scale. 2. Power consumption is low 3. It can be obtained in wide ranges. 4. High sensitivity & accuracy 5. It is unaffected by external magnetic field. 6. Additional damping device not required. 7. Hysteresis problem is not there.