# 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

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 br…

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.

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 li…

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

Closed Circuit

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

Power Source

Provides the voltage for the circuit

Bulb

Wire

Switch

Cell

A component of a circuit that lights up when it receives elect…

A circuit component that carries electrical energy

a circuit component that breaks or completes the circuit

a circuit component that generates electrical energy

Bulb

A component of a circuit that lights up when it receives elect…

Wire

A circuit component that carries electrical energy

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 br…

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.

In an analogy, the battery is like

In an analogy, the resistors are like

In an analogy, the charges going throug…

If two resistors are in series and the…

going up a ski lift

down hills

people going up the ski lift and down the hills

the current going through each of the resistors is 2A

In an analogy, the battery is like

going up a ski lift

In an analogy, the resistors are like

down hills

In an analogy, the battery is like

In an analogy, the resistors are like

In an analogy, the charges going throug…

If two resistors are in series and the…

a ski lift

down hills

people going up the ski lift and down the hills

the current going through each of the resistors is 2A

In an analogy, the battery is like

a ski lift

In an analogy, the resistors are like

down hills

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 converte…

Series circuit

only one path for electric current to flow

Current in series circuit

is constant

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 br…

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

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 i…

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

parallel circuit

all the other bulbs turn off.

the other bulbs stay on.

shares electricity

has different pathways

series circuit - if one bulb breaks...

all the other bulbs turn off.

parallel circuit - if one bulb breaks...

the other bulbs 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 br…

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

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 i…

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 br…

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 br…

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.

Circuit

Insulator

Conductor

Switch

a path through which electricity can flow

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

material that allows electrical energy to flow through easily

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

Circuit

a path through which electricity can flow

Insulator

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

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 li…

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

Closed Circuit

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

Power Source

Provides the voltage for the circuit

series circuit

step 1

step 2

step 3

current (A) is constant and flows through every part

find the total/equivalent resistance

find the total current... I total = V/Rtotal

find voltage drops across each resistor... V₁ = IR₁ ... V₂ = IR₂…

series circuit

current (A) is constant and flows through every part

step 1

find the total/equivalent resistance

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 li…

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

Closed Circuit

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

Power Source

Provides the voltage for the circuit

It is shared amongst all components

They are added up and counted as one

It is the same everywhere

In parallel

What happens to the potential difference?

What happens to cell voltages?

What happens to the current?

How are voltmeters connected always?

It is shared amongst all components

What happens to the potential difference?

They are added up and counted as one

What happens to cell voltages?

Kirchhoff's voltage law

Open

Reference ground

Series

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

A circuit condition in which the current path is interrupted.

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

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 s…

Open

A circuit condition in which the current path is interrupted.

Series circuit

Three different loads with different ra…

Current passing through formulas single…

Whats the formula for the total effecti…

Electrical circuit that has only one path for current to flow

Current passing throughing

Current is the same

R tot= r1+r2+r3

Series circuit

Electrical circuit that has only one path for current to flow

Three different loads with different ra…

Current passing throughing

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

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