# Frequency

• Power System

## 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…

• Power System

## Why is the Standard Frequency 60 Hz in the US & 50 Hz in the EU?

Why is the Standard Frequency for Supply in the EU 50 Hz, But 60 Hz in the US?  And Why Were Other Higher or Lower Frequencies Not Chosen? The power…

• Power System

## Advantages & Disadvantages of 50 Hz and 60 Hz Frequency Power Supply

Advantages and Disadvantages of 60 Hz (US) and 50 Hz (EU) Frequency We know that the frequency of the supply voltage in North American countries, including Canada and the US,…

• Power System

## Difference Between 50 Hz and 60 Hz Frequency System

What is the Difference Between 50-Hz and 60-Hz Frequency System? The electricity that we use in our homes is produced and supplied by huge generators inside the power generation stations.…

• How To

## How to Measure Frequency using a Multimeter?

Measurement of Frequency with a Digital Multimeter Frequency is the number of cycles completed in one second of time. There are different kinds of multimeters that can measure frequency. Alternating…

## In a Capacitive Circuit, Why the Current Increases When Frequency Increases?

Why the Current (I) Increases, When Frequency Increases in a Capacitive Circuit & Vice Versa? Another question from electrical and electronics engineering interviews question and answers series. Explain the statement that…

## In an Inductive Circuit, Why the Current Increases When Frequency Decreases?

Why the Current (I) Decreases, When Frequency Increases in an Inductive Circuit & vise versa? Another question from electrical and electronics engineering interviews question and answers series. Explain the statement that…

• Transformer

## Is it Possible to Operate a 50Hz Transformer on 5Hz or 500Hz Frequency?

What Happens if a 50Hz Transformer is Connected to 5Hz or 500Hz Supply Frequency? What would happen if a power transformer designed for operation on 50Hz frequency were connected to…

• Transformer

## Which Transformer is More Efficient When Operates on 50Hz or 60Hz?

A 50/60 Hz Transformer – Which One is More Efficient and Why? A transformer is designed to be operated on both 50Hz and 60Hz frequency. For the Same rating, which…

• Transformer

## Can We Operate a 60Hz Transformer on 50Hz Supply Source and Vice Versa?

What Happens When a 50Hz Transformer Operates on 60Hz and Vice Versa? Let’s suppose we have a transformer with same rating and parameters when operated at 60Hz and 50Hz supply…