What Are The Advantages Of The Heating Effect Of Current?

When an electric current is passed through a conductor, it generates heat due to the hindrance caused by the conductor to the flowing current. The work done in overcoming the hindrance to the current generates heat in that conductor. This phenomenon can be referred to as the heating effect of current.

Advantages of heating effect of current

Following are a few advantages of the heating effect of current:

1)The heating effect of current is used in heating appliances such as electric iron, room heaters and water heaters.

2) An electric fuse is an important application of the heating effect of current. The working principle of the fuse is based on the heating effect of current.

3) They are also utilised in electric bulbs and electric lamps to produce light.

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