Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
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Blowing a Fuse
Purpose:To show how power dissipated in a resistive element (fuse) increases as the current increases.
Procedure:A 2 A fuse is connected in series with three light bulbs which are connected in parallel. The bulbs are screwed into their sockets one at a time until the fuse blows.