# what is voltmeter ?

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what is voltmeter ?

Voltmeter is an instrument which is use for measuring voltage in volts.

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Description : advantages of DVM over electric voltmeter?

Last Answer : Advantages:  1) In case of digital volt meter the output signals is available in the form of discrete numerical. Where as in analog voltmeter, output is made available by using pointer ... using a suitable transducer the quantities such as temperature, pressure, etc. can also be measured.

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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.

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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.

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

Last Answer : Use Voltmeter, ammeter, wattmeter to determine active, reactive and apparent power consumed in given R-C series circuit, draw phasor diagram. Practical Significance In the industry environment ... autotransformer position to zero and switch OFF the supply. 8. Draw the phasor diagram.

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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.

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Description : operation of half wave rectifier type AC Voltmeter.

Last Answer :  Half-wave Rectifier Voltmeter The d'Arsonval meter movement only responds to the average or dc value of the current through the moving coil. In order to measure alternating ... ) input voltage signal alternating signal needs to be rectified first by using diode rectifier to produce

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Description : An ac voltmeter using full -wave rectification and having a sinusoidal input has an ac sensitivity equal to  (1) 1.414 times dc sensitivity (2) dc sensitivity (3) 0.9 times dc sensitivity (4) 0.707 times dc sensitivity

Last Answer : An ac voltmeter using full -wave rectification and having a sinusoidal input has an ac sensitivity equal to 0.9 times dc sensitivity

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Description : An unshielded moving iron voltmeter is used to measure the voltage in an AC circuit. The stray DC magnetic field having a component along the axis will be  (1) unaffected (2) decreased (3) increased (4) either decreased or increased depending on the direction of the DC field

Last Answer : An unshielded moving iron voltmeter is used to measure the voltage in an AC circuit. The stray DC magnetic field having a component along the axis will be either decreased or increased depending on the direction of the DC field

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Description : The operation of a ramp type Digital Voltmeter is based on the principle of (A) Voltage-to-current conversion. (B) Voltage-to-time conversion. (C) Current-to-time conversion. (D) Current-to-frequency conversion.

Last Answer : The operation of a ramp type Digital Voltmeter is based on the principle of Voltage-to-time conversion.

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Last Answer : The multiplier and the meter coil in a voltmeter are in series.

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

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Description : A battery is known to have an EMF of 5.0V but when a certain voltmeter is connected to it the reading is 4.9V. The battery can deliver a current of 0.40A when connected to a resistance of 12ohms. What is the resistance of the voltmeter?

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Description : Which of the following will happen if a voltmeter is connected like an ammeter in series to the load ? (A) There will be almost no current in the circuit. (B) The meter will burn. (C) The measurement will be trio high. (D)  A very high current will flow.

Last Answer : Which of the following will happen if a voltmeter is connected like an ammeter in series to the load ? (A) There will be almost no current in the circuit. (B) The meter will burn. (C) The measurement will be trio high. (D)  A very high current will flow.

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Description : A dc voltmeter has a sensitivity of 1000 Ohm/V. When it measures half full scale in 100 V range, the current through the voltmeter is

Last Answer : A dc voltmeter has a sensitivity of 1000 Ohm/V. When it measures half full scale in 100 V range, the current through the voltmeter is 1 mA.

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Description : A 1mA D' Arsonval movement has resistance of 100 Ω. It is to be converted to a 10 V voltmeter. The value of multiplier resistance is  (A) 999 Ω (B) 9999 Ω (C) 9900 Ω (D) 990 Ω

Last Answer : C) Rs = (10/1x10^-3) - 100 Rs = 9900

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Description : The capacitance of 0-1000V electrostatic voltmeter increases from 36-42 pF from zero to full scale deflection. It is required to extend the range of voltmeter to 10000 V by using an external series capacitor. What should be the value of ... ?  (A) 0.8 pF (B) 1.00 pF (C) 6.644 pF (D) 4.667 pF

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Last Answer : Voltmeter is a galvanometer with high resistance

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Description : The voltage of a circuit is measured by a voltmeter having input impedance comparable with the output impedance of the circuit thereby causing error in voltage measurement. This error may be called as_________.

Last Answer : error caused by misuse of instrument