WHAT IS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NEUTRAL AND EARTH?

NEUTRAL WIRE:  That wire which completes the returning path of electricity is known as neutral. Without neutral wire any equipment will not energizes.    if you disconnect the neutral wire bulb will not glow anymore even the switch is at ON position.

Example of neutral wire
Example of neutral wire

Figure 1 shows a bulb is connecting with live and neutral

EARTH WIRE:     It is that wire which is used for safety only. Without this wire every electrical appliances will work but in case of fault it gives shock to person who touches its body.

Example of earth wire
Example of earth wire

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A young Electrical Engineer having more than 5 years of experience in Electrical Power System, Construction and Execution of different projects, Project Management, Electrical Inspection. He is a article Writer as well on the different topic related to Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.

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