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RCD (Residual-current device)

RCD (Residual-current device)

 


Definition

Residual-current device (RCD) is a device for electronic circuits which monitors the uniformity of amperage. In the case of prolonged irregularities in the power supply, a switch trips and interrupts the flow of electricity. It's task is to protect people who accidentally come into contact with closed electric circuits.

 


References

  1. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Residual-current_device

 

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