Sentence Examples


  • A steady continuous current is then passed through the ammeter and low resistance, placed in series with one another and adjusted so as to give any required scale reading on the ammeter.
  • AMPEREMETER, or Ammeter, an instrument for the measurement of electric currents in terms of the unit called the ampere.
  • There is therefore a certain ratio in which any current passing through the ammeter is divided between the shunt and the working wire.
  • A much better form of electromagnetic ammeter can be constructed on a principle now extensively employed, which consists in pivoting in the strong field of a permanent magnet a small coil through which a part of the current to be measured is sent.
  • Such an instrument is called a shunted movable coil ammeter, and is represented by a type of instrument shown in fig.
 

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