319vocab - HRIM 319 vocabulary for exam 2 spring 2008...

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HRIM 319 vocabulary for exam 2, spring 2008 Ampere- a measure of the current flow in an electrical system, equal to 6.251x10^18 electrons per second Demand charge/capacity charge – Part of a utility bill based on the highest rate of energy use, measured in Kilowatts. Energy charge/consumption charge – part of the utility bill based on the amount of energy used, measured in kilowatt hours. Feeder- supplies electricity to various portions of the building and major equipment. Frequency- measured in hertz, is the rate at which alternation current power supply alternates the direction of the current. Ground fault circuit interrupter (gfci) - A sensitive circuit breaker designed to protect people from electrical shock. Put in usually where water and electricity are found together. Phase- the number of wires in the electrical supply, single or three. Transformer- A device that changes the voltage of the electrical supply. Voltage- measure of electrical potential on an electrical system. Like water pressure.
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