Flashcards - Electricity Basics

Flashcards - Electricity Basics
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fuse
In electronics and electrical engineering, a fuse is a type of low resistance resistor that acts as a sacrificial device to provide overcurrent protection, of either the load or source circuit
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circuit breaker
A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by overcurrent or overload or short circuit
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electrical currents
An electric current is a flow of electric charge
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electrical currents
An electric current is a flow of electric charge
circuit breaker
A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by overcurrent or overload or short circuit
fuse
In electronics and electrical engineering, a fuse is a type of low resistance resistor that acts as a sacrificial device to provide overcurrent protection, of either the load or source circuit
connectors
An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join electrical terminations and create an electrical circuit
power source
A power supply is an electronic device that supplies electric energy to an electrical load
short circuit
A short circuit is an electrical circuit that allows a current to travel along an unintended path with no or a very low electrical impedance

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