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Explain Briefly How a Fuse Protects an Electric Circuit. - Physics

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Explain briefly how a fuse protects an electric circuit.
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Solution

The fuse helps to control the maximum current in an electrical circuit. The fuse protects an electrical circuit by melting and breaking the circuit, whenever the current exceeds the pre-determined limit in the circuit. Due to low melting point, the fuse wire melts and then breaks the circuit.

Concept: Current Electricity
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Physics Part 2
Chapter 4 Current Electricity
Exercise 4.2 | Q 14 | Page 188
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