What is a branch circuit?

Answer A circuit system is wiring that leads from an electrical outlet to a breaker or fuse box. The main circuit is inside the box. The branch circuit is connected to the main circuit, and extends outsid... Read More »

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How many receptacles are allowed on a branch circuit?

The National Electric Code does not specify a maximum number of receptacles that can be placed on one branch circuit. What actually matters is the size, number and types of loads that are plugged i... Read More »

What is a parallel branch called in a parallel circuit?

Electricians simply call the branches in a parallel circuit "branches." If you reference the current through branches, call each branch a "path." Call components that impede current within branches... Read More »

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Which branch branch of the Department of Homeland Security?

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