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Name: Electrical Safety: Systems and Devices
ID: m42416
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Explain how various modern safety features in electric circuits work, with an emphasis on how induction is employed.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: circuit, circuit breaker, doubly insulated, earth/ground, electric, electricity, fuse, GFI, ground fault interrupter, isolation transformer, leakage current, live/hot, safety, shock hazard, thermal hazard, three-wire system
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org), OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:09 pm -0600
Last revision to module: May 17, 2012 5:01 pm -0500

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Version: 1.2 May 17, 2012 5:01 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 6:28 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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