Voltage drop across Resistor in Series and Parallel circuit

To verify the operation of a circuit, we need to know the values of the current, voltage and resistance of the resistors in the circuit. A circuit can have resistors in different types of combinations like series, parallel and mixed combinations. Finding of voltage and current in such complicated circuits is not an easy task. … 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 circuit elements in a circuit can be connected in different ways depending on the functions for which these circuits are going to be used. Based on these connections of elements, electric circuits … 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. To operate, a circuit needs electric current through it. You are probably … Read more

1k Ohm resistor Color code |1000 ohm of 3 4 5 & 6 bands

1k ohm carbon resistor is a very popular resistor in Physics laboratory. It has wide uses in different practical circuits. Carbon resistors are identified by the colors of bands on their surface. Therefore, we need to read the color code to calculate the resistance value of such resistors. In this tutorial page, we are going … Read more

100 Ohm resistor Color code of 3 4 and 5 bands

100 ohm carbon resistors are very much useful resistors in practical circuits. Hundred ohm resistors are available in 3, 4 and 5 bands. We need to identify it by solving its color code. In this tutorial post, we are going to explain how to read the color code of 100 ohm resistor to calculate its … Read more

Electricity cost per kWh | US

Every household use to pay money for the electricity. After receiving electric bill we reach to the electricity provider to pay the due amount of the bill. But do you know how is the electric bill calculated? You might say that we pay the bill according to units of electricity that we use. But, do … Read more

Carbon resistor Color code | how to calculate?

In Physics or Electronics labs you may have seen carbon resistors. This type of resistors is usually painted with three, four, five or six bands of different colors. These bands are the codes from which we can find the value of resistance of a resistor. Now, how to read resistor color code of carbon resistors? … Read more

Voltage drop across inductor – formula and polarity

Three basic passive circuit components – Resistor, Capacitor and Inductor are known to all. One can find the voltage drop across a resistor simply by using Ohm’s law of current electricity. In another article, we have discussed different ways to find the voltage drop across a capacitor as well. In this article, I’m going to … Read more