What is the Function of Circuit Breaker?
It protects electrical circuits and equipment from over currents or short circuits
It trips when a fault is detected
It stops the flow of current
It protects people from overheating
A circuit breaker detects electrical fault conditions and quickly trips (interrupts the flow of current) like a switch to prevent damage or fire hazards. Fuses used to perform this function, but breakers have now replaced them in most applications. A circuit breaker consists of a molded frame, arc chutes, operating mechanism, and trip unit. The…