I know it happens when current flows between two terminals which have zero potential difference.

Can you guyz help me understand it in depth!

I know it happens when current flows between two terminals which have zero potential difference.

Can you guyz help me understand it in depth!

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TopNewestAccording to my high school knowledge, short circuit happens when the resistence is nearly zero between two terminals WITH potential difference. A large current resulted may overheat the device. – Shepherd Ng · 8 months, 1 week ago

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– Mayank Holmes · 8 months, 1 week ago

but zero resistance itself implies that the potential difference is zero as per the eqn. v=r * iLog in to reply

– Shepherd Ng · 8 months ago

Potential difference should depend on the battery/power supply and is normally not zero. By V=I*R, as V>0 and R tends to 0, that makes I=V/R go very large.Log in to reply

Your phrasing does not make sense. Please try rephrasing the question clearly – Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 8 months, 2 weeks ago

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Short circuit means reduction in impedance. Current in the circuit flow according to source voltage. – शरण सतसंगी · 3 months, 1 week ago

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Consider the current flow in an ideal wire. – Jilan Basha · 3 months, 2 weeks ago

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