Technical terms

Fittings, Fixtures And Services 3(1+2)

Lesson 09 :Electrical Layout and Wiring System, Bye-Laws Related To Electricity

Technical terms


  1. Substation – A series of transformers that step down voltage before it is delivered to a large number of customers.
  2. Step-Down Transformer - Each building has a step-down transformer to further step down the voltage.

Electrical Circuits:

  1. Electrical Circuit - A complete path for current to flow.
  2. Source - Provides the electric energy to the circuit.
  3. Conductor – The path for the electric energy.
  4. Load – Utilizes the current to perform a useful purpose.
  5. Control Device – A device used to perform a certain task.
  6. Wires – Power ( Red or Black), Neutral (White), Bare (Ground)
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