What is the Cell in a Battery?

‘Cell and Battery are not the same things‘. How? We all use Batteries in our daily life. Mobiles, Laptops, wall clocks and some other devices need this to work. Do you know why we use a Battery? Yes, it is the source of electricity. In recent times, Electric cars gained popularity. These cars also use … Read more

Comparison of amps, volts and watts in electricity

Amps, volts and watts are some popular units that are related to electricity. You may have seen the voltage rating and power rating on electronic and electrical devices. These imply the amount of power the device will consume and at what maximum volts the device should be operated. In this article, I’m going to compare … Read more

Electric Current and its conventional direction

Electricity is one of the most essential things in our daily life. To deal with an electrical circuit, we need to know the physical quantities associated with it. Current, Voltage, resistance, power, etc. are among those quantities. Many scientists have given various laws of electricity and explained how to determine such physical quantities from a … Read more

How many amps are required for 1500 Watts?

If you have a heater or any other device of 1500 Watts, then you may want to know how many amps it draws. I’m here to explain how many amps flow in a 1500 Watts heater. However, amps and watts do not imply the same physical quantity. These units are used for different purposes. Ampere … Read more

Is 120 Volt Shock Dangerous? Can it kill you?

The typical household power supply in USA is 120 volts. Therefore getting shocked by such an electric voltage is possible while living in a house or office. You need to know how dangerous the 120 volt shock is. Can 120 volts kill you? This article explains it. Can 120 volt shock kill you? How dangerous … Read more

Voltage drop across Resistor in Series and Parallel circuit

To verify the operation of an electric circuit, we need to know the values of the electric current, voltage and resistance of the resistors in the circuit. A circuit can have resistors in different combinations like series, parallel and mixed combinations. Finding voltage and current in such complicated circuits is not an easy task. There … Read more

Types of Electric Circuits with diagrams

Every device we use contains a circuit in it. A circuit consists of some circuit elements that are used for different purposes. These elements in a circuit can be connected in different ways depending on the functions for which these circuits are used. Based on the types of connections of the elements, electric circuits are … Read more

100k ohm resistor color code with 3 4 5 and 6 bands

100k Ohm carbon film resistor is a popular resistor in electrical circuits. It can be available with three, four, five or six bands. These bands have different colors which are known as the color code. To know the resistance value of the resistor, we should know how to read the color code. The resistor color … Read more

10k Ohm resistor Color code with 3 4 5 and 6 bands

10k Ohm resistor is frequently used in electrical circuits. If we need to design a practical circuit that contains 1000 ohm resistors, then the easiest option to chose 10k ohm carbon film resistors. Because, they have bulk availability in the market with cheapest prices. But, to use carbon resistors, we need to know the color … Read more

Difference between Open Circuit and Closed Circuit

Every device we use has a unique circuit. It contains circuit components and proper biasing for its operation. Do you think that just these things are enough to deal with a circuit? No way. You have to take care of some other conditions. A circuit needs electric current for its operation. You are probably thinking … Read more