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Asked Nov 17, 2019
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If a current density of 1 MA/cm2 is available and a #12 house wire is given, then what will be the value of the current (in A), flowing through the house wire?

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Step 1

From American Wire Gauge (AWG) standard, the diameter of a #12 house wire is given as

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d 0.2053 cm

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Step 2

So, the area of cross section of a #12 house wire will be

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d 0.0331 cm A= X

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Step 3

In this case, the value of the availab...

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J =1 MA/cm2

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