Word forms: (regular plural) fault currents
( Electrical engineering : Circuits , Electrical power )
It is the responsibility of the electrical contractor to know how much fault current is available at all points in the electrical system, and to select and install components
capable of handling it.
Fault current calculations are needed in an electrical system to ensure that the system can safely
handle and protect the specified equipment during a short circuit.
A fault current is a current that results from a fault.
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