A thermostat senses and regulates the temperature in an electrical system or device. A bimetallic strip thermostat works as an electric contact breaker in an electric circuit. A thermostat is used to control the temperatures in electrical appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, electric irons, ovens, and toasters.
After completing this module, you will be able to:
- Define thermostat.
- State the working principle of bimetallic strip thermostats.