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Chapter 4 from the book


a series of devices connected together which allows current to flow

analog control

a type of control which has an unlimited number of states, eg.volume, or a light dimmer

incomplete circuit

a circuit which has a break in the connections


the different parts of a circuit (load, path, control, source)


a universal method for drawing electrical components

open circuit

a circuit similar to an incomplete circuit where a connection is missing


a part of the circuit which uses the electricity

complete circuit

a circuit which allows electricity to flow

short circuit

a circuit which has a path that bypasses the load

digital control

type of signal which has two states, on or off


the part of a circuit which turns electricity on and off


the part of a circuit which provides a place for current to flow, eg. wires


the part of a circuit which provides the voltage

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