y earth pin is thicker & longer than live & neutral pin?
Asked by isha007 | 4th Feb, 2010, 08:13: AM
It is thicker because in order for it to protect people from high voltages the current path to earth has to have a lower resistance than the path from the high voltage supply. A thicker wire has a lower resistance.
Hope this helps.
Answered by | 4th Feb, 2010, 09:10: AM
Kindly Sign up for a personalised experience
- Ask Study Doubts
- Sample Papers
- Past Year Papers
- Textbook Solutions
Verify mobile number
Enter the OTP sent to your number