Category - Electrician Terminology

Electrical Terms For Circuits

An Electrical Circuits In Murrieta!

Electrical Terms For CircuitsUnderstanding basic electrical circuits is of great importance nowadays. An essential idea needed for understanding electrical circuits is the distinction between voltage and current. Electrical circuits are typically provided by relays or transistors, the distinction between voltage and current.

The link between electronic and electrical circuits is typically provided by relays or transistors.  Understanding the basic principles associated with electrical circuits is useful as it allows you to predict how circuits behave. Electrical circuits are carried out in terms of both stability properties and steady-state behavior.  READ MORE…

Home Electrical Extension Cords

Proper Usage Of Extension Cords In Murrieta Homes

Home Electrical Extension Cords The most important thing to remember about extension cords is that they are made for temporary use. A heavy reliance on the extension cord is an indication that you have too few outlets to address your needs. Proper usage of extension cords is critical to home safety.

Another common myth associated with extension cords is that they can be strung together endlessly without causing issues. One trouble with the extension cord is that they’re often in the way. Proper use and care of extension cords is something that most of us take for granted. READ MORE…

What Are Clamp Meters Used For?

How Helpful Are Clamp Meters In Murrieta Homes?

What Are Clamp Meters Used For?Clamp meters is an electrical meter with integral AC current clamp. Another main aspect of clamp meters is the ability to attach the instrument to the line being tested without the need to disconnect the cable first. The large, illuminated, dual display on the clamp meters is easy to see in poorly-lit job sites and features a 4-digit (6,000 counts) readout complemented by a bar graph display.

Calibration of clamp meters is a mainstay of many electrical calibration laboratories, but understanding the errors associated with the calibration of clamp meters can be daunting. Clamp meters is designed for electrical inspections, making it easier to take measurements around multiple conductors, crowded panels, tight switch gears, large bus bars and wire bundles. Today’s clamp meters are capable of measuring both AC and dc voltage. READ MORE…

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Outlets

How Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Works In Murrieta Homes?

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter OutletsGround fault circuit interrupter is a fundamental part of pond equipment safety. Ground-fault Circuit interrupter are designed to protect from electrical shock by interrupting a household circuit when there is a difference in the currents in the hot and neutral wires. In home use, ground fault circuit interrupter can typically be found in kitchens and bathrooms.

It is presently available which provide a great measure of personal protection. GFCI is highly susceptible to voltage surges and lightning strikes . Ground fault circuit interrupters are important safety devices that if installed in home branch circuits, could prevent over two-thirds of the approximately 300 electrocutions still occurring each year in and around the home. READ MORE…

What Are Volts, Amps and Watts?

How to Measure Volts, Amps and Watts in Your Murrieta Home?

What Are Volts, Amps and Watts?Power rating consisting of volts, amps and watts are probably more important. If you can solder and understand what volts, amps, and watts are you can easily build one yourself today. The symbol for amps is A and AMPS is a first-generation cellular technology that uses separate frequencies, or “channels”, for each conversation

Volts, amps, and watts are all units of measure for electricity. Volts, amps, and watts can all be found as long as at least two are known, such as with a label on the battery. The simplest conversion formula to convert watts to amps is based on the formula for amps, which is power (in Watts) divided by Volts.  Volts are a measure of the electrical potential between one point and another, such as between the two slots in a wall outlet.  READ MORE…

Electrocution Dangers – Fuse Abuse

How Can You Avoid Electrocution Dangers In Murrieta Homes?

Electrocution Dangers - Fuse AbuseElectrocution is something that kills many people every year and normally it is simply the result of an accident. Electrocution is the second leading cause of death for construction workers, exceeded only by falls, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). For the most part, however, these instances of electrocution are normally the results of an industrial or DIY accident where electrics have not been properly maintained or installed.

Electric shock is involuntary movement (or freezing) of muscles due to electricity while electrocution is damage due to the cooking of flesh as one of the effects of electric current flow is heat. A frequent source of electrical shock or electrocution is contacted with overhead power lines.Childhood deaths due to electrocution are rare and are more likely to occur when children are playing around electrical wires or equipment, and often result from either faulty apparatus, or a lack of understanding of the potential dangers involved. READ MORE…

WiTricity – The End of Electrical Cables?

How Does WiTricity Work In Murrieta Homes?

WiTricity - The End of Electrical Cables?WiTricity is based on strong coupling between electromagnetic resonant objects to transfer energy wirelessly between them. WiTricity is a technology that could power all our devices over the thin air. Also, the radiation levels of WiTricity are significantly below the applicable health and safety limits, even though a large amount of power is being transmitted.

But whether new wireless power products are one-off novelties or the first generation of many still depends largely on whether vendors like WiTricity are able to line up enough new licensees making events like CES more important than ever. Using a form of power transfer called magnetic resonance, WiTricity can power gadgets on any surface, and do so with a little more convenience than some existing methods. READ MORE…

Home Electrical Wires Is A Great Conductor Of Electricity

What Do Home Electrical Wires Means In Murrieta?

Home Electrical Wires Is A Great Conductor Of ElectricityThe material of home electrical wires is conducting while that of PVC is non-conducting and thus all the electrical wires are coated with PVC as something non-conducting if covering the conducting surface makes it also non-conducting in nature and thus there is no danger of electric flow to some other conductor. Generally, electrical wires are copper because it has very good electrical conductivity. Home electrical wires are connected to a circuit box that is run alongside the stud wall.

You should ensure that electrical wires are covered in a strong material like steel or they are laid in a spot far away from clothes. Uses of home electrical wires are so many, that definitely makes these wires an important part of daily life. Each type of electrical wire has a different function and consists of different materials, though most electrical wires are made of copper or aluminum (which conduct electricity) and a sheathing, or insulator which is typically made of plastic.


Electrical Terms Defined

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Murrieta Electrician Blog – What Do All the Electrician Terms Mean for Your Murrieta Home or Business

Electrician/Electrical Terms and Acronyms

Electrical Terms | We will be using a lot of Electrical related terms and acronyms in our posts here in our “RJL Electrical Contracting Blog”.

Some terms you may be familiar with but since you are not an Electrical Contractor, with most terms that will not be the case.

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Electrical Terms Questions

In many cases where we use Electrical or Electrician terms we will define a term or acronym with a pop over Tool Tip.

What is a Tool Tip? Mouse Over This >>> When you mouse over a tool tip the definition of the term will pop up like this. This is a Tool Tip

However with the some of the terms in our Electric and Solar blog, the definition will be too long to use a tool tip. In those cases, the term or acronym will be linked to an appropriate article, page or glossary of terms where you can find the full definition or diagrams like the one… READ MORE…