Difference Between UPS & Inverter

The UPS and inverter both provides the backup supply to the electrical system. One of the major difference between the UPS and inverter is that the switching of UPS from the main supply to the battery is very immediate whereas in inverter the switching from mains supply to battery takes times. The UPS and the…

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Difference Between Short Circuit & Overload

One of the major difference between the short circuit and the overload is that the short circuit occurs because of the fault between the lines or line-to-earth whereas the overload means the equipment draw the excess of current from the supply. The other differences between them are explained below in the comparison chart. The term…

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Difference Between Cell and Battery

The cell and battery both store the chemical energy and then transforms the stored chemical energy into an electrical energy. One of the major difference between the cell and the battery is that the cell is the single unit, whereas the battery is the group of cells. Some other differences between them are explained below…

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Difference Between Resistance & Resistivity

One of the major difference between the resistance and the resistivity of the material is that the resistance opposes the flow of free electrons whereas the resistivity is the property of the material which defines the resistance of the material having specific dimension. The other differences between them are explained below in the comparison chart.…

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Difference Between Dielectric & Insulator

The dielectric and insulator are differentiated from their applications. One of the major difference between the dielectric and insulator is that the dielectric stores the electrical charges while the insulator opposes the flow of electrons. Some other differences between them are explained below in the comparison chart. Content: Dielectric V/S Insulator Comparison Chart Definition Key Differences…

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Difference Between EMF and Voltage

One of the major difference between the EMF and voltage is that EMF is the energy supplied to the charge, whereas the voltage is the energy requires to move the unit charge from one point to another. The other differences between them are explained below in the comparison chart. Content: EMF V/S Voltage Comparison Chart…

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Difference Between MCB & MCCB

One of the major difference between the MCB (Miniature circuit breaker) and MCCB (Moulded case circuit breaker) is that the interrupt rating of the MCB is up to 1800 amps whereas the interrupt rating of the MCCB is between 10k – 200k amps. The other differences between them are explained below in details. Content: MCB…

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Difference Between Volt & Amp

One of the major difference between the volt and amp is that the volt is the SI unit of the voltage, potential difference and electromotive force whereas the amp is the SI unit of the current. The volt and amp are differentiated below on the various other factors. Content: Volt V/S Amp Comparison Chart Definition…

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Difference Between Grounding and Earthing

One of the major difference between the grounding and the earthing is that in grounding, the current carrying part is connected to the ground whereas in earthing the non-current carrying parts is connected to ground. The other differences between them are explained below in the form of the comparison chart. Content: Grounding V/S Earthing Comparison…

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Difference Between Core Type and Shell Type Transformer

One of the major difference between the core type and the shell type transformers is that in core type transformer,  the winding encircles the core, whereas, in shell type transformer, the core encircles the winding of the transformer. Some other differences between them are explained below in the form of the comparison chart. Comparison: Core…

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