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## What is electrical opposition?

In electric and electronic systems, reactance is the opposition of **a circuit element to the flow of current due to that element’s inductance or capacitance**. … Greater reactance leads to smaller currents for the same voltage applied.

## What is the opposition of flow?

The total opposition to current flow in an AC circuit is known as **impedance** and is represented by the letter Z. The combined effects of resistance, inductive reactance, and capacitive reactance make up impedance (the total opposition to current flow in an AC circuit).

## What are the three types of opposition to current flow?

17. What are the three types of opposition to current flow that impedance represents? **Pure resistance, Inductive reactance, and Capacitive reactance**.

## What is the opposition to voltage?

This induced voltage opposes the applied voltage and is known as the counter EMF. This opposition is called **inductive reactance**, symbolized by XL, and is measured in ohms. This characteristic of the inductor may also create a phase shift between voltage and current of the circuit.

## Is the opposition of current flow?

A resistive circuit opposes current directly. A reactive circuit transforms current and creates opposition to current flow in the process. … The resultant opposition to current flow is called “**capacitive reactance**.”

## What is the opposition to the current flow and is measured in ohms?

**Resistance** is a measure of the opposition to current flow in an electrical circuit. Resistance is measured in ohms, symbolized by the Greek letter omega (Ω).

## Is voltage the opposition of current flow?

The force motivating charge carriers to “flow” in a circuit is called voltage. Voltage is a specific measure of potential energy that is always relative between two points. … The amount of current in a circuit depends on the amount of voltage and the **amount of resistance in the** circuit to oppose current flow.