Check sibling questions


Short Circuit


Short circuit occurs when live wire comes in contact with neutral wire

Overloading occurs when large amount of current flows through appliances

High amount of current flows through the circuit

Less current flows through the circuit as compared to Short Circuit

Potential difference drops to 0 at point of Short Circuit

Potential difference becomes very low, but not 0

Learn in your speed, with individual attention - Teachoo Maths 1-on-1 Class

Ask a doubt
Maninder Singh's photo - Co-founder, Teachoo

Made by

Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 13 years and a teacher from the past 17 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo