Short Circuits

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by Mr.Datsun 510, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. Mr.Datsun 510

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    When a short circuit occurs, is current in the circuit very high or very low?
     
  2. tshuck

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    This is homework help. Do you have any inclination, or reasoning, one way or the other?

    Any particular laws that may help you mathematically?;)
     
  3. 4pyros

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    It acts like a wire.
     
  4. inwo

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    I would say, yes and no.

    Can't wait for this to sort out.:)
     
  5. MrChips

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    Mr. Datsun 510, my first car was a Datsun 510.

    Welcome to AAC. Enjoy the stay.
     
  6. shteii01

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    I am going to go with very high current.
     
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  7. KCHARROIS

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    Question is whats the resistance of wire?
     
  8. inwo

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    I'll go with, need more information!
     
  9. WBahn

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    I'll go with: It depends.
     
  10. atferrari

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    Ask Jorge Simón. He has been playing with that lately.
     
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