Basic Concepts

• Difference Between Electronic vs. Electronics Engineering

Difference Between the terms ‘Electronic Engineering’ and ‘Electronics Engineering The terms “Electronic Engineering” and “Electronics Engineering” are often used interchangeably. Both terminologies are acceptable to specify a branch of engineering…

• What is Electrical Technology verses Electrical Engineering?

What is Electrical Technology? How Does it Differ from Electrical Engineering? What is Electrical Technology? Describing Electrical Technology concisely is challenging, given its broad scope, which includes subfields like residential…

• What is Electronic Engineering? Definition, Branches and Future

Electronic Engineering – Branches, Skills, Career and Future Scope What is Electronic Engineering? Electronic Engineering (AKA Electronics Engineering) is a branch of electrical engineering that deals with the study and…

• What is Electrical Engineering? Definition, Branches and Scope

Electrical Engineering – Disciplines, Skills, Career and Future Trends What is Electrical Engineering? Electrical Engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with the study, design, and application of electrical…

• Difference Between ON Delay and OFF Delay Timer

Comparison Between OFF Delay and ON Delay Timers Mechanical timing relays and delay timers serve the purpose of delaying the opening or closing of contacts for circuit control. They operate…

• What is Watt & kW (Watt & Kilowatt)? – Definition, Formula and Calculation

What is Kilowatt (kW) and Watt (W)? – Definition, Formula, Example and Calculation What is Watt? The watt is a standard unit of power that quantifies the rate at which…

• What is kWh (Kilowatt hour)? – Definition, Formula and Calculation

What is Kilowatt hour (kWh)? – Definition, Formula, Example and Calculation Kilowatt-hour (kWh) is a unit of energy commonly used to measure electricity consumption. It is defined as the energy…

• What is Ohm (Ω)? Unit of Electrical Resistance and Impedance

Ohm “Ω”: Definition, Formula, Measurement, Conversion and Calculation What is Ohm Ω? Ohm is a unit of electrical resistance, named after Georg Simon Ohm, a German physicist who discovered Ohm’s…

• Standard and Common Voltage Levels in the US and CA – NEC

Types of Common Electrical Service and Voltage with Configuration Systems in North America The United States has some of the most complex voltage levels for both residential and commercial applications…

• Standard Voltage (V) and Frequencies (Hz) Around the World

Common 1-Phase & 3-Phase Voltage with Frequency, # of Wires & Plugs/Outlets Used in Different Countries The following article including the table chart shows the standard household voltage in volts…