#### Study sets matching "circuits series"

#### Study sets matching "circuits series"

In a series circuit with more than one…

In a series circuit with more than one…

If three equal resistors are in series…

In a closed loop, the algebraic sum of…

always the same in all resistors

larger across larger resistors

one third the value of one resistor

is zero

In a series circuit with more than one…

always the same in all resistors

In a series circuit with more than one…

larger across larger resistors

Closed Circuit

Power Source

Light Bulb

Insulator

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

Provides the voltage for the circuit

An electric device, often with a glass covering, that emits l…

A material that does not allow heat or electrons to move thro…

Closed Circuit

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

Power Source

Provides the voltage for the circuit

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

series circuit - the current...

parallel circuit - the current...

all the others go off.

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

is the same everywhere.

splits up when it comes to a branch. The current in all the b…

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

all the others go off.

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

open circuit

Closed circuit

circuit diagram

voltage

circuit with a break in it; no electricity will flow

Electricity can flow through this

A shorthand way of drawing electrical currents

Pushes electricity through a circuit

open circuit

circuit with a break in it; no electricity will flow

Closed circuit

Electricity can flow through this

Series circuit

Current in series circuit

Total current in series circuit

Voltage in series circuit

only one path for electric current to flow

is constant

I = V/(R1 + R2 + R3 +...) ; you must add all resistance first…

changes as power is used because electrical energy is convert…

Series circuit

only one path for electric current to flow

Current in series circuit

is constant

Circuit

Insulator

Conductor

Switch

a path through which electricity can flow

material that does not allow electricity to flow through it e…

material that allows electrical energy to flow through easily

device that is used to control the flow of current through a…

Circuit

a path through which electricity can flow

Insulator

material that does not allow electricity to flow through it e…

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

series circuit - the current...

parallel circuit - the current...

all the others go off.

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

is the same everywhere.

splits up when it comes to a branch. The current in all the b…

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

all the others go off.

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

series circuit - the current...

parallel circuit - the current...

all the others go off.

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

is the same everywhere.

splits up when it comes to a branch. The current in all the b…

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

all the others go off.

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

series circuit - the current...

parallel circuit - the current...

all the others go off.

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

is the same everywhere.

splits up when it comes to a branch. The current in all the b…

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

all the others go off.

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

SERIES Circuit has only 1

In SERIES circuit, the current (I) is

In SERIES circuit, the total voltage (…

In SERIES circuit, the total resistanc…

path for electric current to take

the same at all points.

the sum of all voltage drops in the circuit.

the sum of all resistances in the circuit.

SERIES Circuit has only 1

path for electric current to take

In SERIES circuit, the current (I) is

the same at all points.

If one part fails

The more components added to the circuit

Current

Voltage

The whole circuit fails

The greater the resistance

The same throughout the circuit

Drop is different across each resistor depending on resistance

If one part fails

The whole circuit fails

The more components added to the circuit

The greater the resistance

removed

voltage

current

resistance

If one element along the path in a series circuit is ________…

The _______ across each device in a series circuit can be dif…

In a series circuit, the _______ in each device is the same.

In a series circuit, the ________ may be different.

removed

If one element along the path in a series circuit is ________…

voltage

The _______ across each device in a series circuit can be dif…

Kirchhoff's voltage law

Open

Reference ground

Series

A law stating that (1) the sum of the voltage drops around a…

A circuit condition in which the current path is interrupted.

The metal chassis that houses the assembly or a large conduct…

In an electric circuit, a relationship of components in which…

Kirchhoff's voltage law

A law stating that (1) the sum of the voltage drops around a…

Open

A circuit condition in which the current path is interrupted.

Closed Circuit

Power Source

Light Bulb

Insulator

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

Provides the voltage for the circuit

An electric device, often with a glass covering, that emits l…

A material that does not allow heat or electrons to move thro…

Closed Circuit

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

Power Source

Provides the voltage for the circuit

series circuit

parallel circuit

series circuit - the current...

parallel circuit - the current...

if one bulb breaks all the others go off.

if one bulb breaks the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

the current is the same everywhere.

the current splits up when it comes to a branch. The current…

series circuit

if one bulb breaks all the others go off.

parallel circuit

if one bulb breaks the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

series circuit - the current...

parallel circuit - the current...

all the others go off.

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

is the same everywhere.

splits up when it comes to a branch. The current in all the b…

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

all the others go off.

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

the bulbs in the other branch stay on.

Voltage (v, volts)

Current (I, amps)

Resistance (Ω, ohms)

Ohms Law

force that causes current to flow (A x R)

flow of electric charge (V/R)

opposition of current flow (V/A)

current=V/ohms

Voltage (v, volts)

force that causes current to flow (A x R)

Current (I, amps)

flow of electric charge (V/R)

passive, active

branch

node

loop

There are two types of elements found in electric circuits: .…

A ... is a single element such as a voltage source or a resis…

A ... is the point of connection between two or more branches.

A ... is any closed path in a circuit.

passive, active

There are two types of elements found in electric circuits: .…

branch

A ... is a single element such as a voltage source or a resis…

Circuit Symbols

Ammeter

Voltmeter

1 milli-amp

Easy to draw, known universally

An ______ is placed into a circuit to measure current

A ______ is placed across a component to measure voltage

1 mA= 0.001amps (divide by 1000)

Circuit Symbols

Easy to draw, known universally

Ammeter

An ______ is placed into a circuit to measure current

In a series circuit with more than one…

In a series circuit with more than one…

If three equal resistors are in series…

In a closed loop, the algebraic sum of…

always the same in all resistors

larger across larger resistors

one third the value of one resistor

is zero

In a series circuit with more than one…

always the same in all resistors

In a series circuit with more than one…

larger across larger resistors