Unformatted text preview: electrical outlets? Answer: ! The American Wire Gauge (AWG) size convention specifies wire cross sectional area on a logarithmic scale. ! A lower gauge number corresponds to a thicker wire. ! Every reduction by 3 gauges doubles the cross-sectional area. Thursday, September 23, 2010...
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- Resistance, Electrical wiring, copper wire, cross sectional area, Wire, lower gauge number