Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity

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What's the present stream via resistor R3? five. A circuit has 4 resistors hooked up in sequence. If each one resistor has a voltage drop of 60 V, what's the voltage utilized to the circuit? 6. outline a chain circuit. 7. nation the 3 ideas for sequence circuits. eight. a sequence circuit has resistance values of one hundred sixty ⍀, a hundred ⍀, eighty two ⍀, and a hundred and twenty ⍀. what's the overall resistance of this circuit? nine. If a voltage of 24 V is utilized to the circuit in query eight, what's going to be the entire quantity of present circulation within the circuit? 10. bearing on the circuit defined in Questions eight and nine, confirm the voltage drop throughout all the resistors. a hundred and sixty ⍀, ____________ V a hundred ⍀, ____________ V eighty two ⍀, ____________ V a hundred and twenty ⍀, ____________ V UNIT 6 ■ eleven. a chain circuit includes the subsequent values of resistors: R1 ϭ 510 ⍀ R2 ϭ 680 ⍀ R3 ϭ 390 ⍀ R4 ϭ 750 ⍀ suppose a resource voltage of forty eight V. Use the final voltage divider formulation to compute the voltage drop throughout all the resistors. E1 ϭ _______ V E2 ϭ _______ V E3 ϭ _______ V E4 ϭ _______ V useful purposes A 12-V DC car head lamp is for use on a fishing boat with a 24-V strength method. the pinnacle lamp is rated at 50 W. A resistor is to be attached in sequence with the lamp to allow it to function on 24 V. What might be the resistance and tool ranking of the resistor? ■ sensible purposes hree wire-wound resistors have the subsequent values: 30 ⍀, eighty ⍀, and a hundred ⍀. each one resistor has a voltage ranking of a hundred V. If those 3 resistors are attached in sequence, can they be hooked up to a 240-V circuit with out harm to the resistors? clarify your resolution. ■ T useful purposes Y ou are an electrician operating in an business plant. A circuit comprises 8 incandescent lamps attached in sequence throughout 480 volts. One lamp has burned out, and also you needs to verify which one is flawed. you've gotten to be had a voltmeter, ammeter, and ohmmeter. Which meter could you utilize to figure out which lamp is flawed within the shortest attainable time? clarify the way you could use this meter and why. ■ sensible functions A direct present motor is attached to a 250-volt DC provide. The armature has a present draw of a hundred sixty five amperes whilst working at complete load. you've been assigned the duty of connecting resistors within the armature circuit to supply velocity regulate for the motor. while either resistors are hooked up within the circuit, the sequence Circuits 163 164 part II ■ uncomplicated electrical Circuits armature present is to be restricted to 50% of the full-load present draw. whilst just one resistor is hooked up within the circuit, the armature present is to be restricted to eighty five% of full-load present. be sure the ohmic worth and minimal strength ranking of every resistor. confer with determine 6–26. while either switches S1 and S2 are open (off), either resistors are hooked up within the armature circuit-limiting armature to 50% of its common price. whilst change S1 is closed, it explanations the present to circumvent resistor 1. Resistor 2 now limits the present to eighty five% of the full-load present. while either switches S1 and S2 are closed, all resistance is bypassed, and the armature is attached to complete strength.

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