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Electric shock

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The voltage-current characteristic of human skin is non-linear and depends on many factors such as ...

Electrical Safety: The Fatal Current - Physics

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Individuals have been electrocuted by appliances using ordinary house currents ... and by electrical apparatus in industry using as little as 42 volts direct current.

Electric Current Needed to Kill a Human - Hypertextbook

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"The damage caused by electric shock depends on the current flowing through the body -- 1 mA can be felt; 5 mA is painful. Above 15 mA, a person loses ...

The Basics of Electric Shock - Electrical Construction & Maintenance

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Jun 1, 2002 ... The severity of electric shock depends on the current flowing through the body, which is a function of the electromotive force (E) in volts, and the ...

Electric Shock: Get Facts About First Aid - eMedicineHealth

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Dec 10, 2015 ... Electric shock can result in a minor or severe injury to a person. ... shock by the low voltage (110-220 volts) found in typical household current.

Physiological Effects of Electricity : Electrical Safety - Electronics ...

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,” where electricity ... Another effect of electric current on the body, perhaps the most significant in terms ...

current - How much voltage is "dangerous"? - Electrical Engineering ...

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Sep 5, 2011 ... So I guess there's two parameters here, voltage and current... but are there ..... Electrocution becomes fatal when the current passes through the ...

Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) Explained - Seaworthy Magazine ...

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Electric Shock Drowning, or ESD is when 120-volt AC (alternating current) leakage from nearby boats or docks electrocutes or incapacitates swimmers in fresh ...

Electrical Injuries | Forensic Pathology Online

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The flow of the current through the body is great, if the voltage is high or if the resistance is low. Electrocution is rare at less than 100 volts, and most deaths occur ...

Electrocution Thresholds for Humans - Bass Associates Inc.

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Electrocution or electrical shock occurs when an electric current I passes through the body. The amount of current passing through the body is determined by ...

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Electric Shock Hazards - HyperPhysics

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Electric Shock. The primary variable for determining the severity of electric shock is the electric current which passes through the body. This current is of course ...

Giz Explains: How Electrocution Really Kills You - Gizmodo

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May 20, 2009 ... If you learned about how electrocution kills you from cartoons or ... Power ( wattage) is simply the voltage multiplied by the current (amps).

How Does Electrocution Kill You? | RealClearScience

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Feb 18, 2015 ... Amperage (A) is a measure of current flow, i.e., how many electrons flow ... The latter phenomenon is why an electrocution above a certain ...