# Electricity problem.Pleae help

• jmandas
In summary, the conversation discusses an electricity problem where a person may experience ventricular fibrillation if they touch the case of an electric appliance while taking a bath. The total resistance is 3097 Ohm and the question is what is the smallest voltage that could cause ventricular fibrillation. The person asking for help is unsure of how to find the current and is seeking assistance. It is mentioned that the topic of how much current can cause ventricular fibrillation may be covered elsewhere.
jmandas
Electricity problem.Pleae help!

Suppose a person touches the case of an electric appliance while taking a bath. The total resistance through the person's hand and body is 3097 Ohm. What is the smallest voltage on the case of the appliance that could cause ventircular fibrillation? Any help would be great!

jmandas said:
Suppose a person touches the case of an electric appliance while taking a bath. The total resistance through the person's hand and body is 3097 Ohm. What is the smallest voltage on the case of the appliance that could cause ventircular fibrillation? Any help would be great!

Probably very few people here, if any, know the biological aspects of this problem. If you asked us how much current would flow for any given voltage, you could get an answer. What does it take to cause ventircular fibrillation? I assume the source of the question covers that topic somewhere.

I've heard 0.7A is the most the heart can take.

## 1. What are the common causes of electricity problems?

Electricity problems can be caused by a variety of factors such as faulty wiring, overloaded circuits, damaged appliances, power outages, and natural disasters.

## 2. How can I troubleshoot an electricity problem at home?

To troubleshoot an electricity problem at home, you can start by checking the circuit breaker or fuse box for any tripped circuits. You can also unplug all appliances and try resetting the main breaker. If the problem persists, it's best to call a licensed electrician for further assistance.

## 3. What should I do in case of a power outage?

In case of a power outage, it's important to stay calm and avoid using candles or open flames for lighting. Unplug all appliances to prevent any damage from power surges when the electricity comes back on. If the outage lasts for an extended period, consider using a backup generator or finding alternative accommodations.

## 4. How can I prevent electricity problems from happening?

To prevent electricity problems, it's important to practice proper electrical safety measures such as not overloading circuits, using surge protectors, and avoiding the use of damaged or frayed cords. Regularly inspecting and maintaining your electrical system can also help prevent potential issues.

## 5. What should I do if I experience an electrical shock?

If you experience an electrical shock, seek medical attention immediately. Do not touch the person who has been shocked, as you may also get shocked. Make sure to turn off the power source before attempting to help. It's also important to have your electrical system checked by a professional to prevent future incidents.

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