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why electrons flow towards the skin in conductors?,,,,


vijayalakshmi.p.v
tn india - Wednesday, December 28, 2005 at 16:43:30 (PST)


In the 'What is Voltage' section you stated:

"It's a common mistake to believe that a current has a voltage" and that voltage and current are independant.

Isn't current very dependant on voltage as per I = V/R?

Karl Wrigley <karl.wrigley asng hsntech dt com >
USA - Tuesday, December 27, 2005 at 01:32:07 (PST)
What is the difference between line and load on a thermostat. In other words are the hot wires that come out of the conduit called line or load. This is on a 220 volt baseboard heater. There are two hot wires and two wires that go to the heater. The thermostat has four wires two black and two blue.

thanks Kent

Kent P Stucki <stucki asng dcdi dt net >
Montpelier, ID USA - Thursday, December 22, 2005 at 15:11:39 (PST)
My 6 year old microwave sparked. We unplugged it immediately. It is an over the stove, exhaust fan model. We've decided not to use an over the stove model again as it is difficult to remove hot items from it. My question is, most of the counter top models say 120V, 60Hz. Can I plug that in to a regular outlet, or does that require a special line like my refrigerator and freezer do?
JayCee <12flyers asng comcast dt net >
Marlton, NJ USA - Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at 09:08:32 (PST)
How Can you make static electricity go further?
Cam And Rob <shutupyourface asng msn.com>
Melbourne, VIC Australia - Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at 15:29:38 (PST)
Are electrict post or any type of electricity harmful to the human body?
alex <*****asaucedo3128 asng yahoo dt com ****>
rochester, wa USA - Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at 13:37:32 (PST)
i am not sure what you meant by "electrical energy is the vibrationg of the megnetic and electric fields and in power cables waves of electrical energy emitted in space and AC current is passed through.
could you give me more details on that

Fazal <fazal5150 asng 3455hotmail.co.uk&^$Ģ2>
manckester , UK - Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at 04:17:38 (PST)
Our comments are how do you guys make ELECTRICITY? We need to find out what to do if we SHOCK? How do we set it up? When our children shock what do we do?!
Well thanks for being a GOOD ELECTRONIC PERSON

Ellen Thoams <ellen_thomas_14 asng hotmail dt com >
Buckland, , Alaska USA - Friday, December 09, 2005 at 15:46:29 (PST)
Is it possible to get electrocuted while installing solar panels? I am having an argument about this with a friend and would like to know.
Nina Parrish <nina_parrish asng yahoo dt com >
Saint P aul, MN USA - Friday, December 09, 2005 at 10:49:29 (PST)
Can electricity travel through ice?
brandon <bwhitmore_89 asng yahoo dt com >
st peters, mo USA - Tuesday, December 06, 2005 at 17:08:45 (PST)
What are the propertys of electircity? I read a book that mentioned that and was curious to know what it was.
Mallory <malmaster1 asng aol dt com >
Riverside, CA USA - Sunday, December 04, 2005 at 20:50:40 (PST)
What is the lowest temperature electricity can funtion in? Also, what is the actual temperatue of eletricity?
Sharon <blackmoon asng shinyfeet dt com >
Montreal, PQ Canada - Thursday, December 01, 2005 at 10:41:44 (PST)
Why is it that electricity can shock me, especially when i shower with my pet toaster?
The Mike Millstein <MIllstein asng izzi dt com >
Trillville, PA USA - Thursday, December 01, 2005 at 06:00:28 (PST)
How can such high votage of electricity go through such a small wire?
Stephen B <MaurisaB asng aol dt com >
Foster, RI USA - Wednesday, November 30, 2005 at 15:11:20 (PST)
Here is our question: Does electricity travel faster than light?
albert <salbert asng msfta.org>
palmetto, fl USA - Wednesday, November 30, 2005 at 12:23:51 (PST)
I have high voltage wires passing quite close to my house.Is there anyway I can trap the lost electricity,without touching the wires?

thank you
Anthony

ANTHONY <antonioa24 asng sympatico.ca>
LAVAL,QUEBEC, Canada - Wednesday, November 30, 2005 at 12:03:04 (PST)
sir
please solve my this question which is given below----
1) consumption of electricity?
2) generation of electricity?
3)unit of electricity produce in india?
4)what is electricity?

amit <amit_frens4u asng yahoo dt com >
kolkata, w.b india - Wednesday, November 30, 2005 at 02:51:39 (PST)
Hi,

I am travelling to TURKEY next month and I am taking my doughters breathing machine with me.

My question is I will buy a power converter but I dont know which one to buy, last time i didnt use correct one and blew up the fuse. There are couple of them advertised such as 220v/240v to 110v/120v 50 watt or 220v/240v to 110v/120v 500w between 500 to 1600 watts and last one again it says up to 1600 watts,

i look under the breathing machine it shows 110 v 60 hz 200 va,

what does it mean which one should i get, I only need for my doughters breathing machine I am worrying about my laptop or camera etc.,

Please help, you can just email me fgulsen asng yahoo dt com

Thank you very much

fevzi <fgulsen asng yahoo dt com >
USA - Tuesday, November 29, 2005 at 20:48:18 (PST)
okay, how do you know so much about electricity and why are you so sure that your right. why can't you do our homework for us? what you think that your to good for that or something ya right get real. what if you are a fake and i read this and believe it?
bonquisha jefferson <789 lalaland>
texas, ca USA - Monday, November 28, 2005 at 14:34:36 (PST)
I live in Europe now. I bought a transformer to take the 220 down--but only to 125v. Will that hurt my 120v American things? 5 volts make a difference?

thanks,

drew

drew donovan <casbernats asng yahooyaaa dt com yaaa>
mallorca, spain - Monday, November 28, 2005 at 11:03:54 (PST)
well it is quite informative post nice effort. :)

my question is that we often see on the poles containing the transformers or near grid stations it's written "Danger 220V or 110V or 2200KV" so let me know if we observe then it comes to our mind that these voltages are the multiples of 11 isn't it so my question is that why it is so, why not we get some other magnitude of voltage i.s 899V or 2000V like that i hope u got my question?

Majid
pakistan - Thursday, November 24, 2005 at 04:56:36 (PST)
how can temperature and humidity affect static electricity?
Joseph
USA - Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at 11:45:38 (PST)
Problem: A washer/dryer combo  that will not spin fast enough because it was designed for 60 cycle power. Now it is running on 50 cycle power. How do I speed up this motor so my laundry will spin fast enough?
Voltage: 220 running on 200 (drying temp and water temp seems fine. There must be some rather simple way I can speed up this motor!

Chris Lohr <lohrchris asng hotmail dt com >
Sagamihara, Japan - Sunday, November 20, 2005 at 02:25:09 (PST)
Problem: A washer/dryer combo  that will not spin fast enough because it was designed for 60 cycle power. Now it is running on 50 cycle power. How do I speed up this motor so my laundry will spin fast enough?
Voltage: 220 running on 200 (drying temp and water temp seems fine. There must be some rather simple way I can speed up this motor!

Chris Lohr <lohrchris asng hotmail dt com >
Sagamihara, Japan - Sunday, November 20, 2005 at 02:22:52 (PST)
what does current electricity mean?how can you define it?
can you talk something more about this topic?

kshiti <madhavideolalkar atsgn rediffmail dt comm>
kandivali, maharashtra india - Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at 01:46:33 (PST)
Who was the first person to discover elecricity and what did people use before there was elecricity
Shaquanna MAyfield
Wiinfield, LA USA - Thursday, November 10, 2005 at 15:02:09 (PST)
where does electricity come from
grace
lugarno, n.s.w australia - Thursday, November 10, 2005 at 12:58:50 (PST)
Why must electricity must flow through your system?
Jim Cole <colepool atsgn netzero dt comm>
Tulsa, OK USA - Wednesday, November 09, 2005 at 20:23:36 (PST)
I was wondering when and where did electricity first become availiable to people? Was it first tested in one place and then others could use it? I'm really curious.
Natalie <natalie_559 atsgn hotmail dt comm>
Ulverstone, Tasmania Australia - Saturday, November 05, 2005 at 18:21:37 (PST)
Hello,

I have a question about the main power wire in a subwoofer for my computer. I have stripped this wire out because I believe there to be a short in it (as fuses keep getting blown, and there are burn marks on one of the prongs). My question is I'm looking to replace the wire. It is your normal 18 gauge wire with the positive and negative (white, and black) wires inside. My problem is that on the outside casing next to the specks of the wire it says "long spark". I have never seen or heard that term before, and my local electric shop had never seen it on wire before. What does this mean and where would I be able to get it or would I be able to use regular 18 gauge 2 pole wire.

Thank you for your time and consideration of this question as I know it is not like the usual ones you receive.

Matt

matt
batavia, ny USA - Monday, October 31, 2005 at 08:03:25 (PST)
Van de graaff generator
Frank O. <lil_fancy4luv>
KD, Kaduna Nig - Saturday, October 29, 2005 at 19:48:28 (PDT)
what is static electricity generated?
camille <orange_camile atsgn yahoo/com>
USA - Friday, October 28, 2005 at 22:09:08 (PDT)
what plast materials conduct electricity?
james bobbitt <bobbitt_j atsgn hotmail dt comm>
brooklyn, ny USA - Friday, October 28, 2005 at 06:53:59 (PDT)
This site is really fantastic
Chinnu.M <deodarorchid atsgn yahoo dt comm>
Trivandrum, Kerala India - Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at 08:28:21 (PDT)
my friend thinks you can take a battery an inverter and a battery charger hook them together and charge the battery up. i disagree can you help me with this (theory).another example of his thought is taking a electric motor,a battery, and an alternator and put out more energy than it uses.thank you very much if you do not wish to post this could you please e mail me with your thought on it.thanks again justin perry
justin perry <justinkelli68 atsgn sbcglobal dt net>
fresno, ca USA - Thursday, October 20, 2005 at 21:58:29 (PDT)
how can fruits condouct electrity?
r f <fries92 atsgn yahoo. dt comm>
sebring, FL USA - Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at 11:57:01 (PDT)
I have alway had a problem with electical theories and your page is adding to my confusion, however I have learned a lot!

I still have problems with determening the size of wires. If i want to fix additional headlamps on my car, how do I deceide what wires and fuses to use?

Regards Rune

rune mordal <rmordal atsgn online.no>
Norway - Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 13:44:39 (PDT)
If metal is an electron conductor, and ice is a proton conductor, what happens at the boundaries between the materials? I am imagining a simple circuit where the "load" is a piece of ice. If electrons flow into the ice, and electrons flow out of the ice, then electrons must be flowing through the ice, too?
Jon <woxj2rf02 atsgn sneakemail dt comm>
NY USA - Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 09:46:31 (PDT)
If metal is an electron conductor, and ice is a proton conductor, what happens at the boundaries between the materials? I am imagining a simple circuit where the "load" is a piece of ice. If electrons flow into the ice, and electrons flow out of the ice, then electrons must be flowing through the ice, too?
Jon <woxj2rf02 atsgn sneakemail dt comm>
NY USA - Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 09:46:27 (PDT)
I was wondering if you could mention or go through how a person (me) would go about converting 60-90volts of AC current to DC current, without basically purchasing a converting or similar device. The reason i am asking is because i am in the military reserves and i work on computers, but in modern day computers you dont need to do as much electrical stuff as you once had to, and my supervisor wanted to task us with this operation for training puposes so any help would be appreciated...!!!

~Thanks

Sean Thompson <commandos84 atsgn hotmail com>
Mount Vernon, OH USA - Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 07:23:29 (PDT)
How do I convert an European appliance to be used in the United States. What do I need to change from European electricity to American electricity. The appliance is a backlife machine.
Jim Broughton <jb6465 atsgn comcast dt net>
Jacksonville, FL USA - Friday, October 14, 2005 at 09:21:23 (PDT)
can you explain in-rush current and can it do damage to an appliance?
I leave my t.v. ON IN VIDEO MODE WHERE THE SCREEN GOES BLACK AND IT LOOKS LIKE ITS OFF..instead of powering up every time ...is this smart?

doug <gitcha1 atsgn hotmail dt comm>
Louisville, ky USA - Friday, October 14, 2005 at 06:07:56 (PDT)
How does electricity work without a light switch
Tamara <tamarat atsn celestica dt comm asng asng #R$%>
Charlotte, n USA - Thursday, October 13, 2005 at 14:24:53 (PDT)
1)What is meant by powerfactor in AC circuits,and why should we use cosine instead of sine to indicate it.
2)why does the current leads in a capacitor


DAYAKAR <danieldaya atsgn yahoo dt co dt in>
chennai, tamil nadu india - Saturday, October 08, 2005 at 06:00:48 (PDT)
HOW DO POWER METERS WORK TO CALCULATE THE ENERGY SPENT IN A HOUSEHOLD?
russell smith <rsl79 atsgn hotmail dt comm>
USA - Thursday, October 06, 2005 at 06:46:13 (PDT)
What is your defination of VARs when people talk about power factor? Where do the unused amps go if no capacitors are installed at the customers site. How do capacitors process the unused amps?
Bob Widner <bobland92 atsgn direcway dt comm>
Austin, CO USA - Wednesday, October 05, 2005 at 12:49:11 (PDT)
How to backward direct motor ac 1 phase ?

Firman <m_firmansyah_24121979 atsgn yahoo dt comm>
Malang, Indonesia - Tuesday, October 04, 2005 at 19:05:25 (PDT)
would electricity be considered a liquid, solid, or a gas?
Jordan <j.delcolle atsgn shaw dt ca>
Stony Plain, ab canada - Tuesday, October 04, 2005 at 08:54:46 (PDT)
why should the electric charge pass along the wires ,not leak away like water
anusharma <anusharma321 atsgn yahoo dt co dt in>
katra, jammu india - Monday, October 03, 2005 at 05:01:39 (PDT)
What is the difference between a series circuit and a paralell circuit?
Tina <alisha13 atsgn hotmail dt co dt uk>
london, UK - Saturday, October 01, 2005 at 05:45:31 (PDT)
what is the basic diff. between electric sine wave and sound wave. please explain
sanjay <sanjay_s007 atsgn rediffmail dt comm>
delhi, dd india - Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at 23:55:48 (PDT)
how do you add electrical energy to electrons?
austin <acarlisle05 atsgn hotmail dt comm>
orem, ut USA - Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at 10:44:18 (PDT)
Which is more efficient Alternating current or Direct current?
Steven McCune <THEMCCUNEFOUR atsgn wmconnect dt comm>
Bunker HIll, IN USA - Monday, September 26, 2005 at 18:38:51 (PDT)
Do you waste energy when the tv is pluged in but not on?
Jessica <shjessi atsgn hotmail dt comm>
cookeville, tn USA - Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 20:27:23 (PDT)
why does water need salt or clorene in order for electricity to travel through it?
mary perreira
union city, ohio USA - Friday, September 23, 2005 at 11:58:17 (PDT)
Hello,
Is there a formula or equation that can give the answer to how far can electric travel when generated.
ex. If you are using a generator how far can that electric travel through wire?

Stasi <stasimichail atsgn yahoo com>
columbus, oh USA - Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at 08:33:00 (PDT)
This site is so helpful! I want to be able to explain to my highschool students what happens when they receive a "static" shock. What are the electrons doing? What is the electromagnetic field doing? If it's high voltage, then how do things get balanced out without much current? Basically, if voltage is the difference in charge, and the charge has to do with electrons, then how does this imbalance get resolved without lots of electrons moving i dt e. lots of current?
Matt Arsenault <(no spam please)030312a atsgn acadiau dt ca>
Wolfville, N.S. Canada - Saturday, September 17, 2005 at 08:32:50 (PDT)
What is the difference between the 50-cycle and 60-cycle system? and why europe uses 50-cycle and USA uses 60-cycles?
Saidan Yazid A. <s991082 atsgn kfupm dt edu.sa>
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia - Saturday, September 17, 2005 at 08:25:59 (PDT)
Question:How can birds sit on a single wire without any harm done?
shelby sanders <sheysanders atsgn yahoo dt com>
Dayton, IA USA - Monday, September 12, 2005 at 17:57:23 (PDT)
I'd like to place security lights 1000 feet away from my main power panel. the cable will be run on poles. I have no idea what I need to do to a dt commplish this task to end up with a good 110 volts at the end. Thank you very much
Frank Carol <ftcarr346 atsgn aol dt comm>
Harrisburg , Pa. USA - Sunday, September 11, 2005 at 23:04:14 (PDT)
Is more electricity wasted by turning computers on and off when needed, or by leaving them on until you are through using them for the day?
Dara <Zigr9766 atsgn fredonia dt edu1111>
Fredonia, NY USA - Wednesday, September 07, 2005 at 19:01:41 (PDT)
how we should select the cable size for a particular load (copper & alluminium).has there any standard table for this
SAJI ABRAHAM <insaji78 atsgn yahoo dt comm>
Dubai, U.A dt e - Monday, September 05, 2005 at 02:47:49 (PDT)
Can you help? I want to use AA batteries to power my digital camera in case I'm stuck and can not recharge the custom built NimH batteries. The camera comes with an A/C adapter with output of 13V 1.8A that plugs into camera. I want to make something that I could use alkyline AA batteries to power the camera. I'm concerned about the voltage and amps. Can I simply use AA batteries? If so how many? Thank you, Jacek "yahtsek"
jacek <jacekphoto atsgn gmail dt comm>
Lake Worth, FL USA - Saturday, September 03, 2005 at 08:34:41 (PDT)
IF I'm using a stepdown transformer (480 TO 240) will it still be drawing power when whats being powered is not in use?
GARY NICHOLSON <gnicholson atsgn glpower dt comm>
mentor, OHIO USA - Tuesday, August 30, 2005 at 14:23:03 (PDT)

W.K.T CUREENT DIVIDES IN PARLLEL dt commBINATION &
VOLTAGE DIVIDES DURING SERIES dt commBINATION,BUT ACC.
TO OHM'S LAW VOLTAGE IS DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL TO CURRENT
THEN HOW VOLTAGE COULD BE SAME & CURRENT BE DIVIDE
& VICE VERSA IN CIRCUIT ??????????

PLEASE EXPLAIN THAT WHEN WE RUB PLASTIC SCALE WITH OUR HAIR(S) U SAY THAT IT ATTRACTS PIECES OF PAPER DUE TO DEVELOPMENT OF STATIC CHARDE ON IT,WHY DOES'NT IT BRINGS ABOUT ANY CHEMICAL CHANGE AS EVEN SINGLE ELECTRON IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SUBSTANCE AND PIECE OF PAPER
WAS NOT CHARGED HOW COULD IT BE ATTRACTED ???????

amarpaul <amarpal_bajwa atsgn yahoo.ca>
KAPURTHALA, PUNJAB INDIA - Monday, August 29, 2005 at 20:25:49 (PDT)
What were some of the explanations for lightning befre science determined exactly what it was?

katie <nba_kate atsgn hotmail dt comm>
melbourne, vic australia - Sunday, August 28, 2005 at 03:11:35 (PDT)
What is transistors MOSFET means ?
vinny vo <michaelvo atsgn bellsouth dt net>
dublin, ga USA - Saturday, August 27, 2005 at 11:31:50 (PDT)
What is MOSFET means transistors
vinny vo <michaelvo atsgn bellsouth dt net>
dublin, ga USA - Saturday, August 27, 2005 at 11:31:03 (PDT)
whats the difference between 110 volts and 220 volts
what are the characteristics and nature of 220volts

george <.......geoadv atsgn yahoo dt comm>
USA - Friday, August 26, 2005 at 20:39:10 (PDT)
what effect does dc volts have on the human body,good or bad have any studies been done.
james michael
USA - Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at 07:18:21 (PDT)
Hi just a simple one. I am not an Electrician but I need to know:-

If using an inverter I alter the frequency from 50 to 60Hz I can make a 3ph motor run faster.

Is there a simple calculation to show how the load (current) is effected. I assume it will increase but a formula to prove this would be a great help.

Thanks
Chris

chris pearson <Chris Pearson/X/PH/Novartis atsgn PH>
Grimsby, UK - Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at 03:35:22 (PDT)
Hi I am a Marketing Assistant for a Non-Destructive Investigation dt commpany in Cambridge England and I am really very dum to electrical properties. I am right now planning our next exhibition in Sept and need to understand what wattage I need to order from the organisers in order to power our lighting, screens and notebooks. I can order either 500w or 1000w sockets how many amps is this? is this more or less than a house hold socket? how many watts do regular laptops use?
Please help?? - Bertii

Bertii <bertii atsgn hotmail dt co dt uk>
cambridge, uk - Monday, August 22, 2005 at 07:58:42 (PDT)
Hi I read your site with pleasure. you are right about how typical teachers convey electrical concepts only to correct them later in advanced studies.
Your explaination of a Neon tube operation as a DC device is probably correct, but they are mostly AC. I have a Franceformer. A neon power supply. It is a center tapped step up transformer rated at 15000 volts driven at 120 volts. The center tap is grounded.
I believe that a neon tube driven by dc could not be as long as an ac driven one. I also think that your statement that the gas in such a tube would travel to one end and the tube would be uneven in brightness. It would be an interesting experiment.
Dennis

Dennis Williams <dkwflight, atsgn , hotmail dt comm>
Polk City , FL USA - Sunday, August 14, 2005 at 14:24:47 (PDT)
Hi I read your site with pleasure. you are right about how typical teachers convey electrical concepts only to correct them later in advanced studies.
Your explaination of a Neon tube operation as a DC device is probably correct, but they are mostly AC. I have a Franceformer. A neon power supply. It is a center tapped step up transformer rated at 15000 volts driven at 120 volts.
I believe that a neon tube driven by dc could not be as long as an ac driven one. I also think that your statement that the gas in such a tube would travel to one end and the tube would be uneven in brightness. It would be an interesting experiment.
Dennis

Dennis Williams <dkwflight, atsgn , hotmail dt comm>
Polk City , FL USA - Sunday, August 14, 2005 at 14:20:36 (PDT)
Can i save on electricity bill if i use 11watt bulb using 12v than 11watt bulb using 220v?
Vernon <vernonlloyd atsgn msn dt comm>
Davao, DVO Philippines - Sunday, August 14, 2005 at 00:07:38 (PDT)
Quick Question,

Can you ionize atoms (striping the outermost electrons) with voltage alone?

I think the answer is yes, but I'm not sure.

Michael Snyder <msnyder atsgn revolution computer dt com>
ky USA - Friday, August 12, 2005 at 19:57:34 (PDT)
Can I simultaneously use 2 AC to DC power adapters to power an electronic device? Each of the 2 adapters have an output voltage and output current which is less than needed by the device to be powered. Can I run them parallel, with each adapter pluged into a 120VAC wall oulet and have the DC output wires spliced together? Can I run them in series, with the smaller adapter's DC output wires running into the AC input of the larger adapter along with the normal 120VAC? I'm trying to power an old laptop without spending $40 for a new adapter.
Michael Howard <sunspotapocalypse.2012 atsgn gmail dt com>
Columbus, OH USA - Friday, August 12, 2005 at 05:16:54 (PDT)
what is the power usage difference between 115 & 230 volts

larry <larry35 atsgn localnet dt comm>
concord, vt. USA - Thursday, August 11, 2005 at 16:34:03 (PDT)
Question: Are amps additive? If you have 2 - 110v, 30amp power boxes and connect them with a y adapter to a 220v, 50amp circuit on a boat, do you get 60 amps? Or do you still only have 30amps?
Thanks,
Christine

Christine <************cmeldon atsgn att dt net******************>
Redwood City, CA USA - Wednesday, August 03, 2005 at 09:20:38 (PDT)
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PsRaUoT4gGpLAef <PsRaUoT4gGpLAef>
PsRaUoT4gGpLAef, PsRaUoT4gGpLAef PsRaUoT4gGpLAef - Monday, August 01, 2005 at 00:41:23 (PDT)
Qs: What makes a switch give out sparks when we switch an electrical equipment /light off? Is this dangerous?

I noticed this whenever an immediate neighbor switch on certain equipments (I don't know /cannot see what he's using). My switch does not give off sparks when the neighbor is not in /using his equipment.

Appreciate your answer. Thanks.

Haf <haf082003 atsgn yahoo dt comm>
Carbondale, IL USA - Thursday, July 28, 2005 at 18:22:49 (PDT)
Hi, Is it true that water with no salt, pure H2O cannot conduct electricity?
Gwen <foxyari atsgn hotmail dt comm>
USA - Wednesday, July 27, 2005 at 21:38:14 (PDT)
why is there hardly any air in a glass bulb?
vanessa khoo <bobby_khoo atsgn yahoo dt comm>
singapore, singapore singapore - Tuesday, July 19, 2005 at 00:12:03 (PDT)
why is there hardly any air in a glass bulb?
vanessa khoo <bobby_khoo atsgn yahoo dt comm>
singapore, singapore singapore - Tuesday, July 19, 2005 at 00:12:01 (PDT)
why is there hardly any air in a glass bulb?
vanessa khoo <bobby_khoo atsgn yahoo dt comm>
singapore, singapore singapore - Tuesday, July 19, 2005 at 00:11:59 (PDT)
Leave my air conditioner ON for a long time cost more money or have my air conditioner on and off cost more money?
Nadira <anita_s_s atsgn yahoo dt comm>
ny, ny USA - Monday, July 18, 2005 at 12:41:16 (PDT)
what is the history,sources,application,importance & electron theories of an alternating multi-tester
michael angelo <www.micko_oslec#19 atsgn yahoo dt com>
lipa, ba philippines - Friday, July 15, 2005 at 20:26:10 (PDT)
what is the history,sources,application,importance & electron theories of an alternating multi-tester
michael angelo <www.mico_oslec#19 atsgn yahoo dt com>
lipa, ba philippines - Friday, July 15, 2005 at 20:25:25 (PDT)
Hi,

I was wondering which uses more power a ceiling fan or a stand up floor fan?

Thanks
Danielle

Danielle <Danielle_Booroff atsgn hotmail dt comm>
USA - Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at 13:16:18 (PDT)
Hi,

I was wondering which would use more power to run a ceiling fan or a stand up floor fan?

Thanks
Danielle

Danielle Booroff <Danielle_Booroff atsgn hotmail dt comm>
calgary, ab Canada - Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at 13:13:33 (PDT)
Hi,

I was wondering which would use more power to run a ceiling fan or a stand up floor fan?

Thanks
Danielle

Danielle Booroff <DanielleBooroff atsgn hotmail dt comm>
calgary, ab Canada - Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at 13:12:49 (PDT)
This is a question - hope it's in the right place.
Q. How do I ensure I am static free when opening my
operating system to insert a networking card.

Thank you,

Mary Kelly

PS Not sure what you mean by suggesting the addition of extra characters to email address. I've added 123

Mary Kelly <sherib123 atsgn eircom dt net>
Dublin, Ireland - Tuesday, July 12, 2005 at 05:10:43 (PDT)
hi,
what is the difference tween single phase and three phase??
what exactly is a phase and why does the power dt commpany supply us with 3 phases if we only use one??

kiesler <kpjawa atsgn rediffmail dt comm>
USA - Sunday, July 10, 2005 at 06:59:23 (PDT)
If we can recycle the electric current than solve the problem. i can do it.But who can support me.
rabi shankar nayak <www.nayak atsgn yahoo dt comm>
baripada, orissa india - Thursday, June 30, 2005 at 07:29:19 (PDT)
If we can recycle the electric current than solve the
rabi shankar nayak <www.nayak atsgn yahoo dt comm>
baripada, orissa india - Thursday, June 30, 2005 at 07:27:17 (PDT)
How we can save electricity.
ravi <ravi_rly2005 atsgn yahoo dt comm>
Delhi, Delhi India - Thursday, June 30, 2005 at 00:26:01 (PDT)
I have installed a 3 way switch with the flurescent light in between the switches for my garage. used 20 amp wire and the switches are 15 amps. During turning off the light from either switch i noticed by hearing a scratching sound.
i removed the plate cover and noticed some arching from where the hot wire conects to the screw upon turning the light off. The single pole switch that operates the outside light right beside it in the same box does not do this.
Any thoughts on why this would be hapenning or is this normall. the only light on this line is 2 40 watt flurescent bulbs. Thanks

Jack <bimmer19 atsgn msn dt comm>
RTP, NC USA - Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at 09:18:53 (PDT)
Microsoft windows 2010 supra is good operation system
Billy <billy atsgn gmail dt comm>
Black, Zimbabve Africa - Monday, June 20, 2005 at 23:48:15 (PDT)
current is defined as the flow of charge,and resistance is the motion against the flow of charge,when this resistance is increased in a circuit the current will decrease,now my question is:why do current decrease ,when its is basically the flow of charged particles, now will the particles get used up or what?
sylvester sifu <sifusylvester atsgn yahoo dt comm>
Windhoek, Namibia - Thursday, June 16, 2005 at 04:34:23 (PDT)
Is it possible to capture or harness the energy in static electricity to use it for powering small computer chips?
Dayna Baumeister <daynab atsgn biomimicry dt netxxxx>
Helena, MT USA - Monday, June 13, 2005 at 07:10:15 (PDT)
Is it true that A dt c. twisted cables donīt radiate electromagnetic energy and these cables donīt pick up Radio Frecuency waves? If it is true, why?. What happens in zip wires?
valentin <valengorostiza atsgn wanadoo es>
bilbao, USA - Saturday, June 11, 2005 at 07:45:56 (PDT)
How does a transformer work?
David
Dayton, OH USA - Wednesday, June 08, 2005 at 19:51:26 (PDT)
Dear sir,
Undersinged have worked with Maharashtra Enwergy Development Agency (MEDA). MEDA is a state nodal agency of Non Cinventional Energy Sources, New Delhi, Govternment of India.We have installed wind power project invarious places in the state of Maharshtra. For that project a diff. size switching station installed at site. We have problem RKVAH i dt e. reactive power at our 33/11 KV S/S at Chalkewadi (project details- 8 no. of wind turbine, asynchronous generator X 250 kW).Also,our exitnig transformer capacity is 3.15 MVA and load on that Xmer is 2 MW capacity. My question is how to reduce RKVAH reading. Our control panel shows 0.9 PF & our existing capacitor capacity is 100 KVAR in three stages. Pl reply
I will waiting for u r positive reply
Thanking You

Yours

J.M.Wadhonkar

jayendra <jaywadhonkar atsgn rediffmail dt com>
pune, MH India - Tuesday, June 07, 2005 at 00:39:49 (PDT)
The articles are REALLY great! These things have confused for long, and I'd even lost hope of ever finding an answer.
OK.Let me come to my question: How do these 'resonant' or 'LC' parallel circuits REALLY work? I've read explanations that the magnetic field is 'made' and 'broken' but what makes it one instant and breaks it the other?
Thanx in advance.

Sundara Raman <sundarultimate"at"rediffmail"dot"com>
Coimbatore, TamilNadu India - Monday, June 06, 2005 at 11:01:15 (PDT)
Thanks for your web site - I just started an electrician course and was having difficulty understanding wiring circuits but you've cleared alot of things up - one thing though how would impedance / earthing work into your scheme of things - to help budding electricians maybe you could illustrate your arguements using a wiring circuit as well. Thanks again
Regards





Gerald Thornton <gerald.thornton2 atsgn btinternet dt comm>
Ashby, England - Saturday, June 04, 2005 at 15:03:18 (PDT)
Why do the lights in my house flicker?
Aurelio Vizcarrondo <pfrain3 atsgn comcast dt net>
Philadelphia, PA USA - Friday, June 03, 2005 at 20:48:00 (PDT)
I've long wanted to know why we use 110/60 power here while most of the rest of the world uses 220/50. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Thanks!
Robert Timmel <divinwind atsgn hotmail dt comm345>
USA - Monday, May 23, 2005 at 11:05:49 (PDT)
you are fucking stupid you dumbass
gaylord foker <123_fake atsgn hotmail dt comm>
fresno, ca USA - Friday, May 20, 2005 at 13:51:18 (PDT)
Can Lightning realy go throug and hit you on a cordless phone and if so how does that work.
Kyle Hastings <b-k-_-u-n-i-t-3-0-0-0- atsgn -y-a-h-o-o-.-c-o-m>
Lexington, NC USA - Friday, May 20, 2005 at 05:25:08 (PDT)
Why is a 6 volt battery bigger than a 9 volt battery?

Mitch Devriendt <mailmoogle11 asng yahoo dt com >
Madison, WI USA - Tuesday, May 17, 2005 at 17:21:51 (PDT)
Does hair stick up when it feels electricity?

Mariah
monroe, MI USA - Tuesday, May 17, 2005 at 15:30:15 (PDT)
how does electricity and magnets help a mini electric motor work?
nike
sacramento, Ca USA - Tuesday, May 10, 2005 at 17:16:32 (PDT)
Is it possible for a person to get electric shock or even electrocuted by using a stand up tanning booth. There seems to be extreme amounts of voltage being used in confined space that has alot of metal close to the person standing in it.
Bruce babiar <bruce_babiar asng cushwake dt com >
Dallas, TX USA - Monday, May 09, 2005 at 09:28:15 (PDT)
how is electricity related to lightning?
megan
missouri, tx USA - Wednesday, May 04, 2005 at 10:42:57 (PDT)
Does electricity really make stuff work? how come when things breaks smoke comes out? my theory is the smoke makes things work and when it leaks out, the stuff stops working. Can someone help me with this theory?
Mark <ab0st0nian asng yahoo dt com >
Winthrop, ma USA - Tuesday, May 03, 2005 at 13:56:01 (PDT)
Is there one pole transformer for each home, or can multiple homes be served by a single transformer?
Ted Hermann <ted.hermann2 asng verizon.ney>
North Wales, PA USA - Tuesday, May 03, 2005 at 05:50:14 (PDT)
The Site did a better job then the school book... So if i understood it correctly it's possibel to discribe electricity as "Movement of charged particls along e-field created by charge inbalance what brings energy with it"

And some more questions...

Can e-field around one wire produce current in nearby wire inside fields range?

Are field producted by a coil electric ore magnetic, and is the iron core of the coil megnetic or charged.

Are there some sites which discribe cunstruction of Ac and Dc motors in the way allowing me to build them under home condicions???

A. Eitminovic <alekseitmin asng yahoo dt com >
Castricum, Netherlands - Sunday, May 01, 2005 at 07:25:41 (PDT)

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