# Electrical Terms

## Electromagnetic Flow Meter

Definition: The electromagnetic flow meter is a device used for measuring the flow of the liquid when it passes through the pipeline. Or we can say that the electromagnetic flowmeter use for measuring the flow rate of the electrically conducting fluid. The electrically conductive liquid means the liquid allows the current to pass through it. …

## Electrostatic Instrument

Definition: The instrument whose working depends on the principle of attraction or repulsion of electrodes that carry electrical charges such type of instrument is known as the electrostatic instrument. In other words, the instrument which uses the static electric field for producing the deflecting torque is known as the electrostatic instrument. The electrostatic instrument is …

## Synchroscope

Definition: The synchroscope is a device which shows the correct instant at which the two systems are synchronised. The terms ‘synchronize’ means the machines of equal frequency and voltage are operating parallel to each other. The synchroscope consists the two-phase wound stator and rotor. The alternators provide the two-phase supply to the synchroscope. If any …

## Temperature Transducer

Definition: The temperature transducer converts the thermal energy into a physical quantity likes the displacement, pressure and electrical signal etc. It is an electrical device used for automatic measuring of temperature. The main principle of the temperature transducer is to measure the heat and transfer the information after converting it into the readable form. The …

## Frequency

Definition: The frequency is the number of oscillation per unit time. It is used for defining the cyclic process like rotation, oscillation, wave etc. The completion of the cyclic process at particular interval of time is known as the frequency. The SI unit of the frequency is Hertz. The symbol λ represents it. The one …

## Rectifier Ammeter

The meter is generally used for measuring the particular quantity. The unit of current is ampere, and the meter which measures the current is known as the ammeter. The rectifier ammeter uses the moving coil along with the rectifier for measuring the current. The main use of the rectifier is to convert the alternating current into …

## Methods of Measurements

The measurement is the result of the comparison of standard and the unknown quantity. The result of the measured quantity is generally expressed in numeric forms. In other words, the measurement is the process through which the physical parameters like heat, displacement, force etc. is converted into the easily readable numeric value. Methods of Measurement …

## Wagner Earthing Device

Definition: The Wagner earthing device is used for removing the earth capacitance from the bridges. It is a type of voltage divider circuit used to reduces the error which occurs because of stray capacitance. The Wagner Earth device provides high accuracy to the bridge. At high frequency, stray capacitance is induced between the bridge elements, …

## Power in AC Circuit

The power of three-phase AC circuit is used in large industries for running the heavy machines. The power of single-phase AC circuit is used for operating the small household devices. The magnitude of three phase ac circuit power is three times more than the power of the single phase circuit. Consider if P is the …

## Optical Pyrometer

Definition: The optical pyrometer is a non-contact type temperature measuring device. It works on the principle of matching the brightness of an object to the brightness of the filament which is placed inside the pyrometer. The optical pyrometer is used for measuring the temperature of the furnaces, molten metals, and other overheated material or liquids. …