wire fusing current

wire fusing current

[′wīr ¦fyüz·iŋ ‚kə·rənt]
(electricity)
The electric current which will cause a wire to melt.
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Preece's law states that the wire fusing current is proportional to the wire diameter to the three halves power.
For a linear electrical conductivity profile with d = 50 um and L = 0.36 cm, the gold wire fusing current is calculated to be 3.012 A and for a nonlinear profile, the fusing current is 2.555 A.