Ground problem

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by lovenishg, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. lovenishg

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    Sep 17, 2008
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    i have listen that when we need to attach 40 volt to a circuit then first lead is connected to 40 volt and 2nd lead is connected to 0 volt called ground.............so plz tell me as i wrong or misunderstood...........
     
  2. beenthere

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    Greetings! And welcome to AAC!

    I've moved your post into its own thread, where it will draw more responses.

    Please refrain from "hijacking" existing threads with tangent or off-topic questions. You can create new threads for new questions using the "New Thread" button on the upper left of the page.

    It is necessary to have a common point in a circuit that all voltages are referred to. This is necessary because all potentials are relative until they share some common conductor. The common conductor is often called "ground", even if it has no physical connection to earth ground. Your connections are reasonable and proper to make the circuit respond properly to the 40 volt supply.
     
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