electric conductor

electric conductor

[i¦lek·trik kən′dək·tər]
(electricity)
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A clamp meter is an electronic or electrical tester that has wide jaws, which enable it to clamp around an electric conductor.
Summary: A clamp meter is an electronic or electrical tester that has wide jaws, which enable it to clamp around an electric conductor.
These distinct techniques have been classified in to 4 categories including the use of ferrite sheet, perfect electric conductor (PEC), electromagnetic band gap (EBG) structure and metamaterials.
Work is being undertaken to install a new electric conductor rail on the direct railway line between Cardiff and London.
Highlights from the stand in Stand F18, which will bear the slogan "Engineering Next Level," will include the SafeTrap scaffolding hatch; printed electronics, with which electric conductor paths can be printed cost-effectively; and a vehicle component made of plastic that opens up new performance classes.
There is either electricity flowing between both poles of an electric conductor or there isn't.
These conditions are in contrast with traditional boundary conditions, like PEC (perfect electric conductor) or PMC (perfect magnetic conductor) boundary conditions, which restrict the freedom of the tangential field components only.
The aircraft-lightning electrodynamics must take into account the following two facts: (a) the aircraft is an electric conductor carrying the lightning stroke wave [4-7], and (b) the lightning channel is an electric plasma phenomenon [8-12].
When an electric dipole source is located vertically on the perfect electric conductor plane, the ground plane reflects incident waves coming from a source and results in constructive interference with waves in the other direction.
In fact the picture is very much older, and certainly before 1905, when the electric conductor rail, shown in the centre between the running rails, was moved to the outside standard Lancashire and Yorkshire system to facilitate through running to an extended line to Seaforth and Litherland Station, which it used until the railway closed in 1956.
While standing on a platform 20 feet in the air, Blaine will wear a Farraday suit, a suit of stainless-steel chain mail that acts as an electric conductor but also protects him from any of the danger the electric current produces.
The Association of Train Operating Companiessaid: "Problems have been caused by the sheer volume of snow and by ice and snow building up on electric conductor rails."