Any device that adjusts resistance will inevitably adjust current by means of lowering voltage on the exit side of the resistor as dictated by Ohm's Law.
Ohm's Law states:
Current (Amperage) is equal to Voltage divided by Resistance, therefore, as Resistance increases, Current decreases under a constant Voltage supply.
Given that both rheostats and potentiometers adjust resistance, I would have to say that it would be impossible to lower your current draw to .5A without manipulating voltage via the two devices you mentioned.
It should be noted that the supply voltage on the feed side of the rheo or pot would remain the same...it isn't changed until it passes through the variable resistor. The output current would be lower under the same load because the load would have a new, lower supply voltage.
Suggestion: If you wanted to set the current draw to .5A...it's easy to accomplish that...or close to it. Just take an amp draw on the device running at it's nominal operation. Then record your supply voltage to the device....I assume that's 240V..but measure it to be sure. Then divide your voltage by your current...that will give you the resistance of the device. Now...divide your voltage by .5...that will give you your desired resistance. Subtract the desired resistance from the actual device resistance. Now...purchase resistors that will add up to calculated difference then wire them in series on the supply voltage. See if this doesn't get you close. You might have to fudge around a bit since there are variable I cannot account for.
The noun forms for the verb to restrict are restricter, restriction, and the gerund, restricting.
The noun forms of the verb to restrict are restrictor, restriction, and the gerund, restricting.
The fuses restrict the amperage (electrical current/flow) of the circuit. The fuse is size according to wire size and load requirements. NEVER put in an over-sized fuse as it will allow to much amperage for the circuit which will cause overheating of the circuit and possible fire.
Yes it is possible. The caucasian mother will have two genes that restrict melanin production in the skin and the mixed father will have one gene that restricts melanin production. Since the baby will get one copy of the gene from each parent, the mother will obviously pass on the gene that restricts melanin production. The father will either pass on the restricting gene or the non-restricting gene. If the father also passes on a copy of the restricting gene then the baby will be caucasian. If the father does not pass on the restricting gene, the baby will have a darker skin color.
I'm not sure if it is an acual law, but in some counties/state jails they do restrict some photos depending the content of the photo. as far as restricting personal mail i haven't seen that or heard of it
Ohms law states that in a series circuit voltages change at every device, while amperage remains constant . Whatever current is applied to a series loop, or leg of circuitry must pass through every point of that loop. However Ohms also says that voltages are constant while currents change in PARALLEL loops. If for example 240 volts are offered the chance to push current through two loops, one with say a 10 thousand ohm resistance, and the other loop with a one ohm resistance, most of the current will select the single ohm, for its ease of travel, but each connected complete loop will have the same 240 volts applied and a small current will flow through the ten thousand ohm resistance.( A shunt is an additional resistance applied, in a series or by adding an extra loop to separate current values. so research shunts). By the way,I before E except after C, remember?
While most diabetes diets do not completely restrict any foods, most do advise restricting sugars in any form, many fruits that are high in sugar and many starchy foods. It is also advised that you try to completely restrict fried or processed foods as best as you can. They are bad for your entire body, not just your diabetes. http://type2diabetesdiettips.com/what-are-the-dietary-restrictions-for-type-2-diabetes/
Set your caller id to private. You have the choice under options and call settings to send out your number or to restrict it. If you are restricting your calls for illegal purposes I should warn you they can still track your number if need be.
Various laws and regulations restricting the electorate have been known throughout recorded history. Those in favor of such laws have a common purpose - to restrict the vote to those who feel the same about issues as they do.
eBay doesn't restrict to deliver to Pakistan but the manufactures. If manufacturer is ok with the delivery, eBay won't have reservations and will deliver at your desired destination.
The purpose of a fuse is to restrict amperage traveling through an electrical circuit to a specified value. It does this by inserting itself into the circuit and running the current through a metal strip inside the fuse. When the circuit is carrying to much amperage the metal strip will heat and then melt away, breaking the circuit and protecting anything that would be damaged due to the overload.
One solution to noise pollution is restricting the sale and use of horns that reach a certain frequency. Also, to restrict speakers allowed in vehicles to control volume, and educate about personal actions to reduce noise pollution.
Your association manager or board member can answer this question for you, because it is specific to your association. There may be a limit on the amount of energy available to the association, in which case, restricting BTUs per unit is one of meeting out the resource equitably.
The purpose of a fuse is to restrict amperage traveling through an electrical circuit to a specified value. It does this by inserting itself into the circuit and running the current through a metal strip inside the fuse. When the circuit is carrying to much amperage the metal strip will heat and then melt away, breaking the circuit and protecting anything that would be damaged due to the overload. In order to correct it, you must locate the fuse, remove it, and replace it with a new fuse of the same amperage rating.
Restrict is already a verb. For example, "to restrict something or someone" is an action and therefore a verb.
The adjective form of restrict is restrictive.
As I see it, only two amendments restrict personal rights. The 18th prohibition of alcohol (which was repealed in the 21st amendment) and the 22nd restricting an individual to serving 2 terms (or up to 10 years) as president. You could argue the 26th limiting who can vote to those 18 and older as restricting rights too, but first you'd have to argue that minors are entitled to all the rights of adults.
1 - Barring the expression of religious ideas or oppinions through speech or symbols. 2 - Restricting access to religious materials and institutions by preventing a place of worship from existing or being built or restricting access to religious texts. 3 - Preventing someone from the practice of their religion by disallowing certain clothing, acts, gestures, or activities.
It is wise to restrict what children can see on the internet.
The past tense of restrict is restricted.
Due to the gas leak, they had to restrict entrance to the street. As he was a risk, they decided to restrict his movements.
Read your governing documents, especially the latest Rules and Regulations regarding signs allowed on your property. Restricting the signs may be reasonable -- their location, size and so forth. Prohibiting these signs may be unreasonable.
this could be the site that you are downloading from some download sites restrict the speeds they allow for each connection also if you are downloading the file via torrent your isp could be restricting your download for torrents
The verb for restrictive is restrict. As in "to restrict something or someone".