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Unformatted text preview: hen you work on an electric system of a vintage car, and are quite safe because it is only 12 V. 14. Microwave ovens can be deadly. True / False 15. To make sure that capacitors in the power supply of your PC are discharged, do the following… (check all that apply): a. Turn off the switch; you may start working on the guts of the PC right away. b. Turn of the switch and wait for 3 – 5 minutes. c. Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet; you may start working on the guts of the PC right away. d. Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet; hold the power button pressed for several seconds; watch for the fan of the power supply to stop. e. Don’t worry: they never get charged thus are always harmless. 16. Car ignition system will most likely kill you if you touch its parts with bare hands. True / False 17. If you are in a vehicle that comes in contact with a live power line (very high voltage, possibly ~ 500 kV or more)… (check all that apply): © 2013 Alexander Ganago Page 3 of 6 Last printed 2013- 01- 13 11:36 AM File: 2013 W 314 HW 2 p2.docx EECS 314 Winter 2013 HW 2 Student’s name _______________________________ Discussion section # _____ (Last, First, write legibly, use ink) (use ink) a. Remain in the vehicle until you are sure that the power line is no longer live (high voltage has been disconnected from it). b. Get out of the vehicle as soon as possible, regardless of how exactly you step out of it. c. If you must get out of the vehicle, make sure that you jump so that your body does not touch the vehicle and the ground at the same time. d. Do not touch any metal parts inside your vehicle, because they will be at the high voltage that may shock you. 18. If you are caught in the middle of a thunderstorm, … (check all that apply): a. Don’t panic; walk as usual. b. Make long strides: you’ll get home sooner without putting yourself in unnecessary danger. c. Crouch low. d. Shorter steps are safer, because the voltage difference between your feet gets smaller and less...
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