#### 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.

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

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 - 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.

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.

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…

voltage drop for one resistor

voltage drop for the whole circuit

current from the battery

current through one resistor

Vdrop= I x Rindividual

add all the individual voltage drops... V1+V2+V3+V4...

I= Vfrom battery/ Requivalent (total resistance)

I is the same everywhere in a series circuit

voltage drop for one resistor

Vdrop= I x Rindividual

voltage drop for the whole circuit

add all the individual voltage drops... V1+V2+V3+V4...

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)

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

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…

Series Circuit

V=?

I=?

R=?

1. one path... 2. Vt=Vr1+Vr2+Vr3......... 3. It=Ir1+Ir2+Ir3.......…

Voltage measured in Volts

Current (for Intensity) measured in Amps

Resistance measured in Ohms

Series Circuit

1. one path... 2. Vt=Vr1+Vr2+Vr3......... 3. It=Ir1+Ir2+Ir3.......…

V=?

Voltage measured in Volts

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

Total Current in Series

Total Voltage in Series

Total Resistance in Series

A circuit with multiple loads in one path

Remains the same across all parts of a series branch (circuit)

The sum of the voltage drop across each load in a series bran…

The sum of the resistance of each load in a series branch (ci…

Series Circuit

A circuit with multiple loads in one path

Total Current in Series

Remains the same across all parts of a series branch (circuit)

Series Circuit

In a series circuit, it goes from ____…

Potential Difference (equation etc.)

Current (equation etc.)

One path for electrons to flow.

1- High... 2-Low

(V)- Vtotal= V1+V2+V3+,... *Divided among loads!

(I)- Itotal= I1=I2=I3=,... *Stays same!

Series Circuit

One path for electrons to flow.

In a series circuit, it goes from ____…

1- High... 2-Low

Series circuit

All loads share the same

More load means

Adding bulbs

A circuit in which all parts are connected in a single loop

current

more resistance means less current

makes each bulb dimmer

Series circuit

A circuit in which all parts are connected in a single loop

All loads share the same

current

Question 1: Underlie the correct answe…

Unit Resistor in the electrical circui…

If the resistance total in a series ci…

law the (RT)

(c)... (1) Series and parallel (3) Parallel (1) Series

HZ

be the same

RT= R1 + R2 +est...

Question 1: Underlie the correct answe…

(c)... (1) Series and parallel (3) Parallel (1) Series

Unit Resistor in the electrical circui…

HZ

component/element

electric current

energy sources

complete circuit or a closed circuit

A _____ is one item on a circuit. Example a light bulb, batte…

The speed at which charge moves

d-cell battery, a solar cell, or a wall socket

A continuous pathway for the flow of electricity.

component/element

A _____ is one item on a circuit. Example a light bulb, batte…

electric current

The speed at which charge moves

Series Circuit

Parallel Circuit

Voltage

Current

Connected along a single path so current flows through all co…

Current is divided into two or more paths.

Electromotive FORCE.... Volts... Symbol E or V

Time rate of FLOW in an electrical charge.... Amps or Amperage... S…

Series Circuit

Connected along a single path so current flows through all co…

Parallel Circuit

Current is divided into two or more paths.

component

electric current

energy sources

complete circuit or a closed circuit

A _____ is one item on a circuit. Example a light bulb or a m…

An ______ comes from an energy source.

d-cell battery, a solar cell, or a wall socket

A _____ has one wire connects the base lightbulb to one end o…

component

A _____ is one item on a circuit. Example a light bulb or a m…

electric current

An ______ comes from an energy source.

Can voltmeters be used in series circu…

What happens to the potential differen…

How do you work out the resistance?

What happens to the current?

No only in parallel circuits

It is shared between every component

R1 = R2 + R3

It is the same everywhere in the circuit

Can voltmeters be used in series circu…

No only in parallel circuits

What happens to the potential differen…

It is shared between every component

I (equation, series circuit)

V (equation, series circuit)

Req (equation, series circuit)

I (equation, parallel circuit)

= I1 = I2 = I3 = ...

= V1 + V2 + V3 + ...

= R1 + R2 + R3 + ...

= I1 + I2 + I3 + ...

I (equation, series circuit)

= I1 = I2 = I3 = ...

V (equation, series circuit)

= V1 + V2 + V3 + ...

the different components are connected…

the circuit is broken and they all stop

parallel, but they are not counted as…

the total potential difference is shar…

what makes a series circuit different to a parallel one?

what happens if you remove or disconnect one component?

what circuits are voltmeters only found in?

what happens to the potential difference in a series circuit?

the different components are connected…

what makes a series circuit different to a parallel one?

the circuit is broken and they all stop

what happens if you remove or disconnect one component?

Parallel circuit

Parallel circuit

Parallel circuit

Parallel circuit

Headlights are wired in a ______________________ circuit setu…

Radiator cooling fans and air-conditioning fans are wired in…

Power window motors are wired in a ______________________ cir…

Brake lights are wired in a ______________________ circuit se…

Parallel circuit

Headlights are wired in a ______________________ circuit setu…

Parallel circuit

Radiator cooling fans and air-conditioning fans are wired in…

In series circuits

In a series circuit the voltmeters are

In a series circuit

In a series circuit the same

all the components are connected in a circular line between t…

always connected in parallel (but they don't count as part of…

the supply is shared between the various components, so volta…

current flows through all parts of the circuit

In series circuits

all the components are connected in a circular line between t…

In a series circuit the voltmeters are

always connected in parallel (but they don't count as part of…

Which circuit connects an electrical s…

Which circuit splits into two or more…

The current flow throughout this type…

Current in each loop is less than the…

Series

Parallel

Series

Parallel

Which circuit connects an electrical s…

Series

Which circuit splits into two or more…

Parallel

Which circuit connects an electrical s…

Which circuit splits into two or more…

The current flow throughout this type…

Current in each loop is less than the…

Series

Parallel

Series

Parallel

Which circuit connects an electrical s…

Series

Which circuit splits into two or more…

Parallel

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.

Technician A says that the sum of the…

The sum of the voltage drops in a seri…

If resistance is reduced in a series c…

How much current will flow in this cir…

Both technicians

Source voltage

More

2 amps

Technician A says that the sum of the…

Both technicians

The sum of the voltage drops in a seri…

Source voltage

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…