SWITCHES


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SWITCHES
SWITCHES2. A switch is a device for making, breaking, or changing connections in an electric circuit under the conditions of load for which it is rated. It is not designed for interruption of a circuit under short-circuit conditions. Refer to Sec. 59 for a discussion of the difference between circuit breakers and switches.3. Switches may be classified in several different ways: According to number of poles Single-pole Two- or double-pole Three- or triple-pole
Citation
Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. SWITCHES, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export