Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 01

Why the special tyres of air-crafts are made conducting?

Tyres are usually made of rubber which is an insulator. But the tyres of aircrafts are intentionally made conducting to avoid damages caused by electrostatic sparks. While travelling at high speeds

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Apr 01

Why don’t the birds perching on high power electric lines do not get an electric shock?

Electric Eel Shock @ Rockit 06

What is an electric shock? It’s a a sudden discharge of electricity through a part of the body.

For a sudden discharge of electricity, the prime need is a potential difference. When the bird

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