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Electrical Opens and Shorts


In this animated activity, learners examine the difference between opens and shorts in an electrical circuit. A brief quiz completes the object.

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These were good examples.

Try to do an example of too little resistance such as shorted or defective motor windings and too much resistance such as corrosion, burned contacts.

Relate the voltage drop to the excess resistance and the increase in current flow to the shorted windings.

Posted by Shawn Day on 2/15/2012 8:11:43 AM Reply

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