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By attaching a resistance in parallel connection with the galvanometer. Or

when a low resistor connected in parallel with galvanometer ,the galvanometer is converted in ammeter. and the resistor is called shunt resistance.

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How can you convert galvanometer into ammeter?

a galvanometer can be converted into ammeter by connecting a resistance in parallel with it


How can you convert a galvanometer to ammeter and voltmeter?

To convert a galvanometer into an ammeter, you connect a suitable shunt resistance parallel to the coil of the galvanometer.The value of this shunt resistance is low. To convert a galvanometer into a voltmeter you connect a suitable high resistance in series with the coil of the galvanometer.


What is the difference between an ammeter and a voltmeter?

An ammeter measures current while a voltmeter measures voltageAn ammeter is always connected in series while a voltmeter is connected in parallelTo convert a galvanometer into an ammeter, a shunt (very small resistance) must be connected parallel to the galvanometer coil.To convert a galvanometer into a voltmeter, a large resistance must be connected in series with the galvanometer coil.


What is galvanometer and how a galvanometer converted into an ammeter?

A galvanometer is a type of ammeter an instrument for detecting and measuring electric current. A galvanometer can be converted into ammeter by connecting resistance in parallel with it.


How do you convert galvanometer into ammeter?

Since Galvanometer is a very sensitive instrument therefore it can't measure heavy currents. In order to convert a Galvanometer into an Ammeter, a very low resistance known as "shunt" resistance is connected in parallel to Galvanometer. Value of shunt is so adjusted that most of the current passes through the shunt. In this way a Galvanometer is converted into Ammeter and can measure heavy currents without fully deflected.


What are the readings for the experiment - to convert a galvanometer int ammeter?

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High resistance in parallel connected with galvanometer to form voltmeter?

That won't work. To convert an ammeter (a galvanometer is a very sensitive type of ammeter) you connect a high value resistor in series with it.


How do you convert a galvanometer to an ammeter?

A galvanometer is an instrument used to measure and detect electric currents. While that seems a lot similar to an ammeter, it only deals with measuring relatively small or mediocre currents. Although an ammeter is now much preferred due to its more accurate, faster, and advanced readings, there is a way to "convert" a galvanometer to function like an ammeter. A current separator or divider, known as a shunt, allows a simple meter to be calibrated (adjusted) to measure larger currents. The shunt, parallel to the coil of your galvanometer, allows more electric currents to circulate around the circuit, thus obtaining more current.


What is a galvanometer called when calibrated to read current?

That would be an ammeter.


What kind of meter is created when is shunt is added to a galvanometer?

A galvanometer with a low resistance shunt in parallel makes an ammeter.


Why shunt should be connect in galvanometer to convert it in ammeter?

A galvanometer can only handle very small currents (micro/milli). In order to handle a current flow in the ampere range a shunt must be used to protect the meter.


What value of resistance is used to convert galvanometer into ammeter?

It depends on the resistance of the galvanometer and its full scale current. A 100 ohm meter reading 1 milliampere would require 0.1 volts to reach full scale, so it would require about 0.1 ohms in parallel to become a 1 ampere ammeter.

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