## Zero Sequence Current

Definition: The unbalanced current flows in the circuit during the earth fault is known as the zero sequence current or the DC component of the fault current.The zero phase sequence means the magnitude of three phases has zero phase displacement.The three vector lines represent the zero sequence current and it is detected by adding the …

## Power Factor Correction

Definition: The power factor correction means bringing the power factor of an AC circuit nearer to one by using the equipment which absorbs or supply the reactive power to the circuit. Usually, the power factor correction can be done by using the capacitor and the synchronous motor in the circuit.The power factor correction will not …

## 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. …

## 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 Vs Insulator Comparison Chart Definition Key Differences …

## Electric Motor

Definition: Electric motor is the electro-mechanical machine which converts the electrical energy into mechanical energy. In other words, the devices which produce rotational force is known as the motor. The working principle of the electric motor mainly depends on the interaction of magnetic and electric field.The electric motor is mainly classified into two types. They …

## 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 Vs Voltage Comparison Chart …

## Electric Power

Definition: The rate at which the work is being done in an electrical circuit is called an electric power. In other words, the electric power is defined as the rate of the transferred of energy. The electric power is produced by the generator and can also be supplied by the electrical batteries. It gives a …

## 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 …

## Valve Type Lightning Arrester

Definition: The lightning arrester which consists the single or multi-gaps connected in series with the current controlling element, such type of arrester is known as the lightning arrester. The gap between the electrodes intercepts the flow of current through the arrester except when the voltage across the gap raises beyond the critical gap flashover. The …

## Electric Field

Definition: The region around the electric charge in which the stress or electric force act is called an electric field or electrostatic field. If the magnitude of charge is large, then it may create a huge stress around the region. The electric field is represented by the symbol E. The SI unit of the electric …