# The insulation on a current carrying conductor is provided?

The insulation on a current carrying conductor is provided?

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

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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 : 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.

Last Answer : When a conductor carries more current on the surface as compared to core, it is due to skin effect.

Description : If a wire conductor of 0.2 ohm resistance is doubled in length, its resistance becomes?

Last Answer : If a wire conductor of 0.2 ohm resistance is doubled in length, its resistance becomes 0.4 ohm.

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 : The resistance of a conductor varies inversely as?

Last Answer : The resistance of a conductor varies inversely as area of cross-section.

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

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

Description : Explain the suitability of aluminium as an electrical conductor with respect to its mechanical and electrical properties.

Last Answer : Following are requirements of conductor:- i) High conductivity :  Material should have high conductivity, So that * cross section of conductor (size) reduces, * Copper losses reduces, * So Efficiency ... . Boiling point is 1820°C 9. Specific gravity is 2.7 10. High resistance to corrosion.

Description : State properties of conductor material used for overhead conductor.

Last Answer : Following are the properties of conductor material:-   1. High conductivity :- Material should have high conductivity 2. High mechanical strength:- Material should have sufficiently high mechanical strength ... available & less costly. 9. Scrap Value: - Material should have high scrap value.

Last Answer : Which allows the flow electrons

Description : reasons the transposition of conductor

Last Answer : Following reasons the transposition of conductor:  1. Due transposition of conductor inductance of each line is same LA = LB = LC, So drop due to inductive reactance in each line is same so ... interferences are less due to transposition.  Figure of transposition of conductor:

Description : What is difference between Conductor and insulator ?

Last Answer : Conductor is a material that offers no resistance to the flow of current, while an insulator is a material that offers total resistance to the flows of current, It doesn't allowed any flows of current.

Description : Which is the best conductor: silver, carbon, or iron?

Last Answer : Silver is the best conductor. Carbon is the semiconductor. Iron have less conductance as compared to silver.

Description : How does the resistance of a conductor compare to that of an insulator?

Last Answer : The resistance of a conductor can be significantly lower than the resistance of an insulator, depending on each material's atomic properties.

Description : In a metal conductor, what is a free electron?

Last Answer :  When many atoms are close together in a copper wire, the outermost orbital electron of each copper atom can easily break free from its home or parent atom. These electrons then can migrate easily ... random. Such electrons that can move freely from one atom to the next are called free electrons.

Description : A 3 layer, total diameter of an ACSR conductor is 5 cm. Find the diameter of each strand?

Last Answer : A 3 layer, total diameter of an ACSR conductor is 5 cm. Find the diameter of each strand? 1 cm

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

Last Answer : If B is the flux density, I the length of conductor and v the velocity of conductor, then induced e.m.f. is given by Blv.

Description : Is Aluminium a good conductor of electricity?

Last Answer : Yes aluminium is a conductor and it is a good conductor of electricity. But copper have better conductivity as compare to aluminium.

Description : Why ACSR conductor is used for overhead lines?

Last Answer : It has high tensile strength

Description : what is conductor ?

Last Answer : Conductor is the object that helps to pass the current

Description : When current flows through heater coil it glows but supply wiring does not glow because?

Last Answer : When current flows through heater coil it glows but supply wiring does not glow because resistance of heater coil is more than the supply wires.

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 : In the case of direct current?

Last Answer : In the case of direct current magnitude and direction of current remains constant.

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 : Electric current passing through the circuit produces?

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

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

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

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 : When a voltage of one volt is applied, a circuit allows one micro ampere current to flow through it. The conductance of the circuit is?

Last Answer : If v = 1 volt and i = 1 micro amp, i= 10^(-6)   So R = V/I,  R= 1/10^(-6) , R= 10^6  And now Conductance G = 1/R  So G = 10^(-6) mho..... Answer

Description : The thickness of the layer of insulation on the conductor, in cables, depends upon (a) Reactive power (b) Power factor (c) Voltage (d) Current carrying capacity

Description : Analyze the effect of supply voltage on performance of LED as regards current, Lumen output, efficacy and life.

Last Answer : 1) Effect on Current:- In LED current depends upon supply voltage, if voltage get changes then current also change but this change in current will be control by resistors which are connected in series.  2) ...   4) Effect on Life:- If supply voltage is not stable then life of LED get reduced.

Description : With the help of N-channel JFET describe the effect of input voltage VGS on output current ID.

Last Answer : Working of N channel FET: * When a voltage is applied between the drain and source with a DC supply (VDD), the electrons flows from source to drain through narrow channel ... where the channel gets completely blocked and the drain current becomes zero is called pinch- off voltage.

Description : Define: i) Input Offset Voltage ii) Input offset Current iii) Input Bias Current iv) Output offset voltage

Last Answer : Definition of parameters of OPAMP is follows:  i) Input Offset Voltage: Input offset voltage is defined as the voltage that must be applied between the two input terminals of an OPAMP to null or ... to ground) and output voltage is obtained non zero such voltage is output offset voltage of opamp.

Description : Current division rule example

Last Answer : Current division rule example

Description : A linear network has a current input 4cos(ω t + 20º)A and a voltage output 10 cos(ωt +110º) V. Determine the associated impedance.

Description : Find current through resistor using nodal analysis

Last Answer : Find current through resistor using nodal analysis

Description : Nodal analysis problem two current source

Last Answer : Nodal analysis problem two current source

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.

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 : What kills, current or voltage?

Last Answer : Current would kill. You can actually have thousands of bolts going through you and not even know it. Yes you probably know already voltage is current times resistance. Since your body is a resistor it would take just a small amount of current to create a very high voltage

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 : Define current. State its unit.

Last Answer : Electric current: It is a measure of the amount of electrical charge transferred per unit time. It represents the flow of electrons through a conductive material, such as a metal wire. Unit: 1 coulomb/second. OR Its unit is ampere represented by A