by Earth Bondhon | Jul 4, 2024 | Basic Electrical |

Introduction to Electrical Units and Circuits kW and kWh on your electricity bill As your home uses electricity during the day, a meter spins (or digitally counts up) to record the amount of Real Power you use at all times. This measurement adds up to a certain number...
by Earth Bondhon | Jul 3, 2024 | Basic Electrical |

Difference Between KVA Explained What does KVA Mean? There are technical terms aplenty when it comes to generators, and they can be confusing if you are not familiar with them. A term you will see regularly in power generator specifications is kVA. This is essentially...
by Earth Bondhon | Jul 3, 2024 | Basic Electrical |

Power factor definition | Calculating Power Factor Power Factor Values In a purely resistive circuit, the power factor is 1 (perfect), because the reactive power equals 0. Here, the power triangle would look like a horizontal line because the opposite (reactive power)...
by Earth Bondhon | Jul 2, 2024 | Basic Electrical |

Real Power (P) in Watts (W) What is a Watts? A watt is a measure of the rate of energy transfer over a unit of time, with 1 watt equal to 1 Joules (J) per second: A single Watt (W) is equivalent to 1 joule (J) per second (S), where a Joule is a unit of measurement of...
by Earth Bondhon | Jun 16, 2024 | Basic Electrical |

Voltage (V) electrical unit What is a Voltage? Electrical Voltage is defined as the electric potential difference between 2-points of an electric field. Using the water pipe analogy, we can visualize the voltage as a height difference that makes the water flow down....
by Earth Bondhon | Jun 13, 2024 | Basic Electrical |

Current Electricity Definition What is electric current? Electric current refers to the flow of electricity in an electronic circuit diagram, and to the amount of electricity flowing through a circuit diagram. It is measured in amperes (A). The larger the value in...