**Description :** Are people in the US so conditioned against smoking they won’t even give quarter to e-cigarettes?

**Last Answer :** Big tobacco and the FDA don’t want it going mainstream from what I’ve heard.

**Description :** What affect does the thickness of a wire have on its resistance?

**Last Answer :** Ans: The resistance of a wire decreases as its thickness increases.

**Description :** Which of these has the lowest resistance?

**Last Answer :** b) Copper has the lowest resistance.

**Description :** Name two materials that have a different electric resistance.

**Last Answer :** Ans: a) copper, nichrome

**Description :** Describe what happens when a bulb blows.

**Last Answer :** Ans: The thin filament of the bulb gets hot, burns and melts when a large current flows through it.

**Description :** Suggest a reason for a bulb blowing in an electric circuit.

**Last Answer :** Ans: too much current flowing through the bulb

**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 :** State the impact of inductance and resistance on transmission line performance

**Last Answer :** Impact of inductance on transmission line: 1) It causes IXL drop in transmission line which affects regulation. 2) It is the only parameter which decides power transmission capacity of line i. ... is very small, it causes losses, temperature rise& poor voltage regulation so it cannot be neglected

**Description :** What do you mean by exciting resistance and exciting reactance?

**Last Answer :** At no-load, a transformer behaves as a highly inductive load connected to the system which contains some resistance and inductance in parallel. The resistance is called exciting resistance R0 = V1/I w and reactance is called exciting reactance, X0 = V1/I mag

**Description :** Resistance

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**Description :** what is equivalent resistance when four 4 Ohm resistors are connected in i) series ii) parallel

**Last Answer :** equivalent resistance

**Description :** role of the series resistance connected in PMMC movement.

**Last Answer :** A PMMC Instrument can be used as voltmeter by just connecting a series resistance with the moving coil. This series resistance is called Voltmeter Multiplier. This combination of moving coil and ... current whose voltage is to be measured. Ideally the resistance of voltmeter should be infinite

**Description :** Define resistance with its unit.

**Last Answer :** Resistance is a measure of the degree to which a substance impedes the flow of electric current induced by a voltage. Or Resistance is the opposition to current flow in an electrical circuit. Unit is ohm.(Ω)

**Description :** List two advantages of platinum resistance thermometer.

**Last Answer :** 1. The platinum resistance thermometer is stable 2. It is resistant to corrosion 3. It is resistant to oxidation

**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 :** Resistance formula

**Last Answer :** The formula for resistance is, Where, R = resistance in Ohms ρ = resistivity in ohm - metre l = length A = cross sectional area

**Description :** Parallel Reactance and Resistance Example 1

**Last Answer :** Parallel Reactance and Resistance Example 1

**Description :** AC Circuits with Resistance but No Reactance

**Last Answer :** AC Circuits with Resistance but No Reactance AC Circuits with Resistance but No Reactance Series resistances let two resistances R 1 and R 2 are connected in series as shows in figure and there ... voltage. Voltage V A is common to both the branch hence voltage V A is common reference.

**Description :** Problems on resistance and resistivity

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**Description :** Problem on temperature coefficient of resistance 3

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**Description :** Compare between Resistance welding and Arc welding on any six points.

**Last Answer :** Sr.No Parameters Resistance Welding Arc Welding 1 Type of welding Plastic/Pressure/Non-fusion welding Fusion/Non pressure welding 2 Principle of heat developed Heat ... It is suitable for mass production It is suitable for heavy job, maintenance and repair work

**Description :** Name two methods for measurement of low, medium and high resistance. Give one advantage and one limitation of V- I method.

**Last Answer :** Methods for measurement of low resistance: 1. Ammeter voltmeter method 2. Kelvin's bridge method 3. Ohm meter method 4. Potentiometer method 5. Digital/analog multi-meter ... must be infinity for perfectly accurate measurement which is not possible. 2. Connection errors.

**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 :** 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 :** State the use of shunt and series resistance used in extension of meter.

**Last Answer :** Use of shunt and series resistance: i) Use of shunt: To extend the range of Ammeter. ii) Use of series resistance: To extend the range of Voltmeter.

**Description :** State the range for low and medium resistance.

**Last Answer :** Low resistances: less than 1 ohm. Medium resistances: 1 ohm to 0.1 Mega ohm.

**Description :** Explain V- I method of measurement of medium resistance.

**Last Answer :** In this method, use suitable source, ammeter and voltmeter and connect them as shown in the above diagram. Take reading of voltmeter and ammeter, then value of resistance = R = V/I Ω To minimise the error take 4 to 5 observation for the same resistance and take their average.

**Description :** Give classification of resistance based on their ranges.

**Last Answer :** Classification of Resistances Based on Their Ranges: 1) Low resistance: less than 1 ohm. 2) Medium resistance: 1 ohm to 0.1 Mega ohms. 3) High resistance: greater than 0.1 Mega ohms.

**Description :** Define pinch off voltage and drain resistance of FET.

**Last Answer :** 1 . Pinch-off Voltage: It is the value of the drain to source voltage VDS at which the drain current ID reaches its constant saturation value. Any further increase in VDS does not have any ... drain to source voltage to the change in drain current. It is also called AC/dynamic drain resistance.

**Description :** Define the following terms as referred to battery. a) E.M.F b) Internal resistance c) Ah efficiency d) WAh efficiency

**Last Answer :** a) E.M.F : The electromotive force of a battery is defined as the energy spent or the work done in taking a unit positive charge around the complete circuit of the battery i.e., in ... input required to restore the initial state of charge, under specified conditions, is called Watt-hr efficiency.

**Description :** A resistor in which the resistance changes exponentially with change in temperature is called as A) Potentiometer B) Phototransistor C) Varactor D) Thermistor

**Last Answer :** A resistor in which the resistance changes exponentially with change in temperature is called as Thermistor

**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 200 V DC machine supplies 20 A at 200 V as a generator. The armature resistance is 0.2 Ohm. If the machine is now operated as a motor at same terminal voltage and current but with the flux increased by 10%, the ratio of motor speed to generator speed is

**Last Answer :** A 200 V DC machine supplies 20 A at 200 V as a generator. The armature resistance is 0.2 Ohm. If the machine is now operated as a motor at same terminal voltage and current but with the flux increased by 10%, the ratio of motor speed to generator speed is 0.87

**Description :** We connected a 35V dc supply to a resistance of 600 Ohm in series with an unknown resistance R.A. voltmeter having a resistance of 1.2 kOhm is connected across 600 Ohm resistance and read 5v. The value of resistance R will be

**Last Answer :** We connected a 35V dc supply to a resistance of 600 Ohm in series with an unknown resistance R.A. voltmeter having a resistance of 1.2 kOhm is connected across 600 Ohm resistance and read 5v. The value of resistance R will be 2.4 kOhm

**Description :** A single phase transformer has resistance and reactance of 0.2 pu and 0.6 pu respectively. Its pu voltage regulation at 0.8 pf lagging would he

**Last Answer :** A single phase transformer has resistance and reactance of 0.2 pu and 0.6 pu respectively. Its pu voltage regulation at 0.8 pf lagging would he 0.52