## Difference between DIAC and TRIAC

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 29-Nov-2022 11:30:22

In electrical and electronics engineering, regulating and controlling of the electric power delivered to the load is very important to reduce the wastage of electrical energy. This can be achieved by using DIAC and TRIAC which are two different types of power semiconductor devices.DIAC and TRIAC are used to control ... Read More

## What is Electrical Impedance?

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 13:16:22

Electrical impedance is the measure of opposition produced by circuit elements in the path of alternating current. Therefore, the electrical impedance is the parameter related to the AC circuit. The electrical impedance is usually denoted by the symbol ‘Z’ and is measured in ohms $\mathrm{(\Omega)}$. The electrical impedance is a ... Read More

## Number Systems in Digital Electronics

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 07:45:21

A system that is used for representing numbers is called the number system. In digital electronics, the numbers are used to represent the information. Hence, it is important to learn and understand different types of number systems so we can easily represent and interpret the information in the form of ... Read More

## What is the Plum Pudding Model of the Atom?

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 07:42:45

There were several theories stated to explain the arrangement of subatomic particles. The Plum Pudding Model, also known as Thomson’s Plum Pudding Model, is also a scientific model for explaining the arrangement of subatomic particles. This model was first proposed by a British physicist Sir J. J. Thomson in 1904. ... Read More

## Basic Circuit Elements – Resistor, Inductor and Capacitor

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 07:33:28

In electrical and electronics engineering, we frequently come across two terms "circuit" and "circuit element". Where, an electric circuit element is the most elementary building block of an electric circuit, and the electric circuit is an interconnection of different circuit elements connected in a fashion so they form a closed ... Read More

## Basic Electrical Quantities – Charge, Current, Voltage, Power and Energy

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 07:16:51

In electrical and electronic circuits, there are five major electrical quantities that used to analyze circuits. These quantities are electric charge, electric current, voltage, electric power and electrical energy. In this article, we shall learn about these quantities in detail. What is Electric Charge? Electric charge or simply charge is ... Read More

## Classification of Circuit Elements

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 06:56:49

A circuit element is the basic building block of an electric circuit. Basically, a circuit element is a mathematical model of an electrical device which is characterized by the relationship between voltage and current. The circuit element is the most elementary part of a circuit, therefore it cannot be further ... Read More

## Basic Logic Gates – Definition, Types, Boolean Function, and Truth Table

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 06:52:11

In digital electronics, basic logic gates are the important components of all digital devices and systems. A logic gate is a digital circuit whose operation is based on the Boolean function. Thus, logic gates are used for performing different logical operations on binary inputs to produce a binary output. Therefore, ... Read More

## Electron Theory of Matter and Atoms

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 06:35:48

The electron theory of matter is one of the most successful and experimentally proved theory that can explain the nature of electricity. Although the study of electricity has been attracting the attention of scientists for several hundred years, and there were several experiments and theories developed to understand the nature ... Read More

## Difference between Metals and Non-Metals

Manish Kumar Saini

Updated on 15-Nov-2022 06:22:09

Engineering materials can be classified into two broad categories namely metals and nonmetals. This classification of engineering materials is based on their physical and chemical properties. In this article, we shall discuss the differences between metals and non-metal, but before we will learn that what metals and non-metals are. What ... Read More