# An ammeter is a?

An ammeter is a secondary instrument.

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Last Answer : The function of shunt in an ammeter is to by pass the current.

Last Answer : Ammeter is a current measuring device having low internal resistance so as to direct all the current flowing in the circuit through it. Hence Ammeter is always connected in series with the circuit. If ... If Ammeter is connected in parallel with the supply, then the supply will be a short circuit.

Last Answer : Yes it can...

Description : Use Voltmeter, ammeter, wattmeter to determine active, reactive and apparent power consumed in given R-L series circuit, draw phasor diagram.

Last Answer : Practical Significance In the industry environment Electrical Engineering diploma graduate are expected to measure basic parameters like voltage, frequency, time period etc. for R-L series circuits. Therefore ... /varying L. 7. Draw the phasor diagram for each of reading for verification.

Description : Write any two disadvantages of ammeter shunts.

Last Answer : Disadvantages of ammeter shunts: 1. Errors are caused because of change in temperature. 2. Most suitable for DC measurement. 3. Power loss takes place.

Description : With neat diagram, explain the working of clip-on ammeter.

Last Answer : Working of Clip on Ammeter: Clip on ammeters are used to measure the high current flowing through bus bar, cable or fuse holders, which act as primary. It consists of split core current ... then clipped over the current carrying conductor. The dial will record the current directly.

Description : Describe procedure for calibration of ammeter with diagram.

Last Answer : Procedure for Calibration of Ammeter:  In this method, DC potentiometer is used for measurement of voltage across a standard low resistance.  Connect the circuit as shown in the figure, ... S = resistance of potentiometer  And the currents are compared for finding out error in ammeter.

Description : How range of A.C. ammeter & A.C. voltmeter is extended? Draw suitable diagram.

Last Answer : Extension of A.C. Ammeter Range: The range of a.c. ammeter can be extended by using CT, the arrangement is shown in figure. The CT is current transformer having less number of primary turns carrying high ... high magnitude of source voltage. In this way range of a.c. voltmeter can be extended.

Description : State the application of phase sequence indicator; clip on ammeter, frequency meter & P.F. meter.

Last Answer : Phase Sequence Indicator:  1. For finding correct phase sequence of supply  2. For obtaining exact instant of parallel operation of alternators.  3. For obtaining reversal of rotation ...  4. In electroplating industries   5. In various processes industries for measuring power factor

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 : What should be the ideal resistance of ammeter ?

Last Answer : Ideal resistance of ammeter should be zero.

Description : what is ammeter ?

Last Answer : An instrument that is used to measure the amount of current flowing in a circuit.

Description : A 10A DC Ammeter has a resistance of 0.1 Ω is to be extended to 50 A, the required shunt wire is A) Manganin wire of 20 m Ω B) Constantan wire of 20 m Ω C) Manganin wire of 25 m Ω D) Constantan wire of 25 m Ω

Last Answer : A 10A DC Ammeter has a resistance of 0.1 Ω is to be extended to 50 A, the required shunt wire is Manganin wire of 25 m Ω

Description : A 0-10 A ammeter has a guaranteed accuracy of 1% of full scale deflection, the limiting error while reading 2.5 A will be (a) 1% (b) 2% (c) 4% (d) None of these

Description : Hot wire ammeter is used (a) only for dc circuit (b) only for ac circuit (c) both (a) and (b) (d) Either (a) or (b)

Last Answer : Either  a  or   b.

Description : A permanent magnet moving coil ammeter has a coil resistance of 99 ohm and Full Scale Deflection (FSD) current of 0.1mA. Shunt resistance is 1 ohm. Current through the meter at 0.5 F.S.D is:

Last Answer : A permanent magnet moving coil ammeter has a coil resistance of 99 ohm and Full Scale Deflection (FSD) current of 0.1mA. Shunt resistance is 1 ohm. Current through the meter at 0.5 F.S.D is: 0.05mA

Description : The measurement range of an ammeter can be increased by using a:

Last Answer : The measurement range of an ammeter can be increased by using a: low resistance in shunt

Description : Clamp on ammeter is used for measurement of:

Last Answer : Clamp on ammeter is used for measurement of: large alternating currents

Description : An ammeter has a current change of 0-5A and its internal resistance is 0.2 ohm. In order to Change the range to 0-25 A, wear need to add a resistance of  A) 0.8 ohm in series with the meter B) ... series with the meter C) 0.04 ohm in parallel with the meter D) 0.05 ohm in parallel with the meter

Last Answer : An ammeter has a current change of 0—5A and its internal resistance is 0.2 ohm. In order to Change the range to 0-25 A, wear need to add a resistance of 0.05 ohm in parallel with the meter

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 : The internal resistance of the ammeter should ideally be Zero.

Last Answer : The internal resistance of an ammeter should be Very small.

Description : The full-scale deflection current of an ammeter is 1 mA and its internal resistance is 100Ohm. This is to have full deflection when 100V is measured. What is the value of series resistor to be used?

Last Answer : The full-scale deflection current of an ammeter is 1 mA and its internal resistance is 100Ohm. This is to have full deflection when 100V is measured. 99.99 K ohms is the value of series resistor to be used.

Description :  The full-scale deflection current of an ammeter is 1 mA and its internal resistance is 100Ohm. If this meter is to have full deflection at 5A, what is the value of the shunt resistance to be used?

Last Answer :  The full-scale deflection current of an ammeter is 1 mA and its internal resistance is 100Ohm. If this meter is to have full deflection at 5A, 1/49.99 ohms is the value of the shunt resistance to be used.

Last Answer : A moving iron ammeter may be compensated for frequency errors by shunt capacitance.

Last Answer :  If a DC voltmeter is made from an ammeter having a fed of 100μA then its sensitivity (in KΩ/V) will be 10.

Last Answer : If a voltmeter is connected, like an ammeter in series to the load: Almost no current will flow in the circuit

Description : What is ammeter shunt ?

Last Answer : A small amount of radial coupling in parallel with the coil to increase the range of ammeter is called ammeter shunt.

Description : What is meant by Voltmeter & Ammeter ?

Last Answer : Voltmeter measures the voltage of any load or any line and the voltmeter has to be connected parallel to the load. The ammeter measures the current flowing through a load or the current of an electrical line. The ammeter is connected in series with the load.

Description : What should be the resistance of a standard ammeter ?

Last Answer : The resistance of a standard ammeter should be zero.

Description : What are the physical quantities measured with voltmeter and ammeter ?

Last Answer : : The voltage difference between two points of a circuit is measured with a voltmeter. And the flow rate of an electric circuit is measured with an ammeter.

Description : How to connect voltmeter and ammeter to circuit ?

Last Answer : : A voltmeter is connected in parallel with the two points of voltage circuit to measure the voltage difference. Again, to measure the flow rate of an electric circuit, ammeters are added to the electromagnetic circuit.

Description : What is an Ammeter ?

Last Answer : An ammeter is a device which can be used to directly measure the flow of electricity in an electric single ampere. It is a galvanometer whose resistance is very low. It has to be connected in series with the circuit. As a result, the entire current flows through the meter coil.

Description : What is the function of ammeter ?

Last Answer : Moving coil ammeter is used to measure one-way flow of electricity and moving iron ammeter is used to measure alternating current.

Description : In the circuit shown in Fig. 4.67, the resistance of the ammeter A is negligible and that of thevoltmeter V is very high. When the switch S is open, t

Last Answer : In the circuit shown in Fig. 4.67, the resistance of the ammeter A is negligible and that of ... internal resistance of the cell (iii) value of R.

Description : Find the ammeter reading in the cirucit shown in Fig. 4.65.

Last Answer : Find the ammeter reading in the cirucit shown in Fig. 4.65.

Description : In the circuit shown in Fig. 4.64, the battery has an emf of 12.0 V and an internal resistance of `5R//11`. If the ammeter reads 2.0 A, what is the va

Last Answer : In the circuit shown in Fig. 4.64, the battery has an emf of 12.0 V and an internal resistance of ` ... ammeter reads 2.0 A, what is the value of R ?

Description : The reading of the ammeter as per figure shown is

Last Answer : The reading of the ammeter as per figure shown is A. `(1)/(2)A` B. `(3)/(4)A` C. `(1)/(8)A` D. `2A`

Description : A voltmeter of range 2 V and resistance `300 Omega` cannot be converted into ammeter of range

Last Answer : A voltmeter of range 2 V and resistance `300 Omega` cannot be converted into ammeter of range A. `1 A` B. `1 mA` C. `100 mA` D. `10 mA`

Description : A milli voltmeter of 25 milli volt range is to be converted into an ammeter of 25 ampere range. The value (in ohm) of necessary shunt will be

Last Answer : A milli voltmeter of 25 milli volt range is to be converted into an ammeter of 25 ampere range. The value (in ohm) ... 001` B. `0.01` C. 1 D. `0.05`

Description : In a ammeter `0.2%` of main current passes through the galvanometer. If resistance of galvanometer is `G`, the resistance of ammeter will be

Last Answer : In a ammeter `0.2%` of main current passes through the galvanometer. If resistance of galvanometer is `G`, the ... 1)/(500)G` D. `(500)/(499)G`

Description : A DC ammeter has resistance `0.1 Omega` and its current ranges `0-100 A`. If the range is to be extended to `0-500`, then the following shunt resistan

Last Answer : A DC ammeter has resistance `0.1 Omega` and its current ranges `0-100 A`. If the range is to be extended ... Omega` C. `0.025 Omega` D. `0.25 Omega`

Description : A `1 Omega` resistance in series with an ammeter is balanced by 25 cm of potentiometer by 50 cm. The ammeter shows a reding of `1.5 A`. Then, the erro

Last Answer : A `1 Omega` resistance in series with an ammeter is balanced by 25 cm of potentiometer by 50 cm. The ammeter shows a ... B. 3A C. `1.3 A` D. `0.3A`

Description : Assertion : Resistance of an ammeter is less than the resistance of a milliammeter. Reason : Value of shunt required in case of ammeter is more than a

Last Answer : Assertion : Resistance of an ammeter is less than the resistance of a milliammeter. Reason : Value of ... . If Assertion is false but Reason is true.

Description : In the circuit shown, keys `K_1` and `K_2` both are closed the ammeter reads `I_0`. But when `K_1`is open and `K_2` is closed, the ammeter reads `I_0/

Last Answer : In the circuit shown, keys `K_1` and `K_2` both are closed the ammeter reads `I_0`. But when `K_1`is open and ... A. 100,50 B. 50100 C. 0,100 D. 0,50

Description : Fing the reading of the ideal ammeter connected in the given circuit. Assume that the cells have negligible internal resistance.

Last Answer : Fing the reading of the ideal ammeter connected in the given circuit. Assume that the cells have negligible internal ... 25A` C. `1.95A` D. `1.0A`

Description : In the circuit shown in figure ammeter and voltmeter are ideal. If `E=4 V,R=9Omega` and `r=1Omega` then readings of ammeter and voltmeter are

Last Answer : In the circuit shown in figure ammeter and voltmeter are ideal. If `E=4 V,R=9Omega` and `r=1Omega` then readings of ... V C. 3 A, 4 V D. 4 A, 4 V

Description : A moving coil galvanometer is converted into an ammeter reads upto `0.03 A` by connecting a shunt of resistance `4r` across it and ammeter reads up `0

Last Answer : A moving coil galvanometer is converted into an ammeter reads upto `0.03 A` by connecting a shunt of resistance `4r` ... `0.02A` C. `0.03A` D. `0.04A`

Description : A potentiometer circuit is setup as shown. The potential gradient across the potentiometer wire is `k "volt"//cm` and the ammeter present in the circu

Last Answer : A potentiometer circuit is setup as shown. The potential gradient across the potentiometer wire is `k "volt"//cm` and ... (2)` D. `kl_(1)"and"kl_(2)`

Description : In the circuit shown here, the readings of the ammeter and voltmeter are

Last Answer : In the circuit shown here, the readings of the ammeter and voltmeter are A. 6 A, 60 V B. `0.6` A, 6 V C. 6 A, 6 V D. 6/11 A, 6/11 V