When an AC induction motor enters an overload condition, the motor must be taken off the line before the heat buildup, due to the slowing of the turning rotor, has reached insulation-failure level.
In other words, the motor must be provided with overcurrent protection that will open the supply lines due to a sustained _______________.
Electric motors must also be provided with _____________________ overcurrent protection.
A) load; short-circuit and ground-fault
B) overload; short-circuit and ground-fault
C) short-circuit and ground-fault; overload
D) none of the answers
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