1. Ejaj Kumar
  2. Magnetic Effect of Electric Current
  3. Sunday, July 31 2016, 06:08 PM

Define overloading and short-circuiting of an electrical circuit.

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Overloading: Overheating of electrical wires in any circuit due to the passage of high current through it is known as overloading of an electrical circuit.

 

Short-circuiting : The sudden flow of very large current due to direct contact of a live wire with the neutral wire is termed as short circuiting.This may be the cause of electrical fires in houses.

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