Ground Fault vs Short Circuit: What is the Difference?
A number of electrical problems can cause the same apparent symptom: a circuit that suddenly goes dead and causes lights and appliances to stop working. Two closely related situations that can cause this problem are short circuits and ground faults. There is a good deal of confusion over the precise difference between these conditions, and even professional electricians sometimes disagree on precise definitions.
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Article Written By: Timothy Thiele
Original Article Posted on: 02/26/21
Link to Original Article: https://www.thespruce.com/short-circuit-vs-ground-fault-1152505