How fuse is used to prevent too much electric current from flowing through a circuit?
When too much current flows through the fuse, it heats up and melts. Hence, the circuit is broken and the current does not flow through the circuit or the gadget.
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A good old fuse .
A fuse does not control the flow in a circuit, it limits the current in a circuit. If the load in a circuit shorts out the fuse link melts and opens the circuit and stops the …current flow and prevents the wires feeding the circuit from melting and catching fire. resist
It will burn out.
The most likely reason is that the over current has burned the bulb filament open.
When too much current passes through a conductor it can cause an overload of electricity which if not earthed can be very dangerous to human contact. If the object that is con…ducting the electricity is touched than this can cause an electrocution, which is when too much current passes through a person's body to try and reach the ground to earth itself. When more amperage than an electrical wire can handle in a circuit is produced than the wires start to burn and can cause a fire (Thiele, Unknown). Today most appliances have a safety device attached to the appliance to stop damage from happening.
A fuse or circuit breakers purpose in a circuit is to disconnect the circuit load from the voltage source when a circuit fault occurs.
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The power dissipated by anything when an electric current flows in it is I 2 R . ' I ' = the current through it, ' R ' = its resistance. -- "Dissipated power"… simply means the conductor gets hot. If it gets hot enough, the conductor can glow, as in a light bulb, or can crisp a nearby slice of bread, as in an electric toaster. -- Notice that the dissipated power grows as I 2 ... the square of the current. So twice as much current produces 4-times as much heating, and five-times the current produces 25-times the heat. That's why the electromagnet coils in the CAT scan and MRI machines are chilled in super-cold liquid helium. It turns out that some materials lose all of their resistance when they get cold enough ... their ' R ' becomes not just very low, but totally zero, and they can conduct enormous current without dissipating any power at all. In that condition, they're called "superconductors".
Is a component included in a circuit and designed to prevent too much current from flowing through the circuit?
A fuse or circuit breaker. Another similar device is known as a fusible link.
In a fused circuit, if the current becomes higher that the rating of the fuse, the circuit will open. The fuses link becomes hot under the influence of the higher current and …melts. This melting of the link opens the circuit that the fuse is in.
What component in a circuit is designed to prevent too much current from flowing through the circuit?
Circuit Breakers and Fuses limit the amount of current flowing through the circuit.
a resistor, the component with coloured rings, which tells you what value it has. (the higher value, the more current it prevents)
Yes, an open switch breaks the circuit and prevents electricity flowing through. A closed switch on the other hand completes the circuit and in turn helps electricity travel t…hrough the circuit.