SWITCHES


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SWITCHES
SWITCHESA switch can be defined as a device for closing or opening (making or breaking) an electric circuit. It usually consists of one or more pairs of contacts, made of metal or a metal alloy, through which an electric current can flow when the contacts are closed. Switches of many types have been designed for a wide variety of applications. The switches can be manually operated, electrically operated, or electronically operated. Switches operated by the pilot, or other human beings, are typically large enough for easy access. On the other hand, electronic switches are typically computer operated and are often extremely small. In many cases, thousands of electronic switches are contained in a single or integrated circuit. A manual switch is usually operated by either a lever…
Citation
Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. SWITCHES, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export