When does an electric short circuit occur?

Asked by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago |  329

##### Solution :-

Listed below are two instances of when a short-circuit can occur:

1) When too many appliances are connected to a single socket or when high power rating appliances are connected to a light circuit, the resistance of the circuit becomes low as a result the current flowing through the circuit becomes very high. This condition results in a short-circuit.

2) When live wires whose insulation have worn off come in contact with each other, the current flowing in the circuit increases abruptly, which results in a short circuit.

Answered by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago

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