why the earth wire pin in a three pin plug is thicker than that of live wire and neutral wire

Asked by  | 24th Aug, 2012, 03:31: PM

Expert Answer:

because of the reason that we need to give the flow of current in that wire with minimum possible resistance as in case of leakage there is minimum chance of electrocuting and all the current goes through the ground wire

Answered by  | 26th Aug, 2012, 01:04: AM

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