Coordinated Universal Time (UTC, GMT, CUT)

UTC, which stands for Coordinated Universal Time, is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time. It is effectively a successor to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). UTC is maintained by the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM), which is an international standardization organization. The BIPM sets the UTC standard and … Read more

Butt splice

A butt splice is a type of electrical splice used to connect two wires together end-to-end. Unlike other types of electrical splices, a butt splice does not require any special connectors or tools; the wires can simply be twisted or soldered together. Butt splices are used in a variety of applications, from low-voltage electronic circuits … Read more