## Calculation of Current through a Diode

Current through an Ideal Diode: The diode equation gives an expression for the current through a diode as a function of voltage. The Ideal Diode Law, expressed as shown below   Where, I = the net current flowing through the diode I0 = Reverse Saturation...

## How to Prepare for Mathematics for GATE-2018

Mathematics is an important subject for securing a good rank in GATE exam. If you see the statistics, you will note that every year around five questions are asked form Mathematics. Marks wise it will stand around 12. So once can secure his/her 12 marks...

## Top Electrical Companies in India for Fresh Electrical Graduates

The Indian Electrical Industry is one of the leading electrical markets in the world, involved in the manufacturing and development of electrical equipment. The electrical industry consist of production of transformers, motors, generators, switch gears, home appliances, transmission lines, etc. This post describes about the top...

## Why Switchyard Surface Covered with Gravels?

If you get a chance to visit any substation or Switchyard, you will notice that the surface of the Switchyard is fully covered with small size Gravels. The use of gravels on the surface has the following things to do: Although Substation / Switchyard grounding...

## Step Potential and Touch Potential – Must Read

Step potential is the voltage between the feet i.e. one step of a person standing near an energized grounded object. Touch potential is the touch voltage between the energized object and the feet of a person in contact with the object. It is equal to...

## Why Sinusoidal Voltage and Current used, why not Square or Other?

In Electrical Engineering, every time our aim is to get the perfect Sinusoidal voltage or current without having any harmonics. But the question arises why do we select Sinusoidal waveform why not other waveform for voltage and current? The following reasons favor the use of...

## Expectations of Industries from an Engineer

In today’s scenario, Industries expects something ahead of CGPA in this competitive world from an Engineer. 20-33% out of the 1.5 million engineering graduates passing out every year run the risk of not getting a job at all, points out EconomicTimes. This is because they lack...

## How to Plan Final Year of B.Tech to Get a Core Job

In this post, I am going to describe some but important points which one should take care while he/she is in final year of B.Tech. If your destiny is Core Electrical then this post will help you. Be clear with your concepts: We usually think...