excess current

overcurrent

An electrical current which is abnormally high, usually as a result of a short circuit.
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Even if Germany and its neighbors were to create a perfect electricity network stretching from the Alps to Norway, with as many pumped-storage plants as geologically possible being built in the participating countries, the market share of wind and solar power could not surpass 50 percent without ever-larger portions of the excess current peaks being dumped or degenerated by a change in the entropy level (conversion into heat or gas).
Countries with more rapid credit growth, and larger excess current account deficits in the years running up to the crisis, found these constraints binding them more tightly, when financial conditions tightened after the crisis.
This is accomplished by sending the excess current into the earth by way of a ground wire.
Oakwood, GA, August 13, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Connection failures can be caused by various reasons, such as excess temperature, excess current or voltage, mechanical shock, stress and impact.
It was shown that an excess current should be taken into account for Ge subcells and that the appropriate model for approximation of IV curves is two-exponential.
A LITTLE-known secret is that big name furniture retailers sell anonymously excess current season stock at out-of-town locations for up to 50 per cent off the high street price.
LEDs are nearly bulletproof, but they don't like excess current; be sure to use the proper fuse.
Interactive what-if visualization is helpful in providing users with cues about insufficient power or excess current density.
This assumes that excess current in one fuse is shed to the other, creating a state of equilibrium.
This is a small cylindrical component that acts as a capacitor by soaking up any excess current that finds its way into the system.
Wires heat up under the burden of carrying the excess current. When this happens, the insulation around the wire can degrade or even melt.