overcurrent


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overcurrent

[¦ō·vər¦kə·rənt]
(electronics)
An abnormally high current, usually resulting from a short circuit.

overcurrent

An electrical current which is abnormally high, usually as a result of a short circuit.
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The ICs also offer dual-level, dual-speed overcurrent fault protection and a user-programmable primary overcurrent filter to eliminate nuisance tripping.
It determines the selection and settings of each overcurrent protective device in the system.
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6 A at 60 V, offering reliable overcurrent protection in temperatures of up to 125 (degrees)C.
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the global leader in circuit protection, has developed the Nano2[R] 485 Series Fuse, a compact, surface mountable 600VDC fuse for overcurrent protection of high voltage DC circuits.
These cover various overload and fault conditions such as overcurrent, secondary-side over-voltage (SOVP), internal over-temperature (OTP), and secondary-side under-voltage protection (SUVP), which protects a supply if its output cable is shorted.
The ISL8002B's undervoltage lockout and several other protection/stability features (overvoltage, overcurrent, undercurrent, negative current, over temperature and short-circuit) safeguard the system from damage when an unwanted electrical fault event occurs.