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1

What are the main types of panel boxes and their amps?

100, 150, 200 amp

2

What is the worst frequency for electrical shock?

60 hz

3

What are the two means/types of electricity?

DC
AC

4

How is AC frequency measured?

In cycles per second

5

How do you convert watts to volts?

E = P/ I. volts = watts/amps

6

How do you convert watts to Amps?

I = P / E


Amps = watts / voltage

7

what is the formula for finding watts?

P = E x I


Watts = voltage x amps

8

How do you convert horsepower to amps?

Horsepower = (V x A x EFF) / 750

9

How do you convert KVA to amps?

Multiply KVA by 1000/voltage

10

How do you convert KW to amps?

Multiply KW by 1000/voltage then by power factor

11

What are the types of circuits?

Series
Parallel

12

what are the gauges for amps?

14 G - 15amp. 12 G - 20amp. 10G - 30amp. 8 G - 40amp. 6 G - 50amp

13

where can you pull power from?

junction box. switch loop. panel box. receptacle

14

what is volts?

electrical psi. Potential for work i.e. 120 and 240v