# Study sets matching "circuits"

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Open Circuit

Battery

Circuit

Closed Circuit

A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, and…

A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical re…

A path through which electricity flows.

A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electric…

Open Circuit

A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, and…

Battery

A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical re…

insulator

conductor

circuit

open circuit

a material that resists the flow of electric charges to flow t…

a material that allows electric charges to pass through

is a path along which electric charges can flow

the circuit is not complete

insulator

a material that resists the flow of electric charges to flow t…

conductor

a material that allows electric charges to pass through

Direct Current (DC)

Series + Parallel Circuits

Voltage/IR Drop

Electric Generator/Dynamo

(1) Never changes amplitude

(1) Types of electrical circuits (2)

(1) Potential difference across resistor/voltage needed to pus…

(2) Mechanical to electrical

Direct Current (DC)

(1) Never changes amplitude

Series + Parallel Circuits

(1) Types of electrical circuits (2)

Series circuit

Parallel circuit

Resistance

R =

. Components are connected one after the other on the same loo…

. Components are connected in seperate loops, parallel to each…

. As charged particles try to make way through circuit they en…

R = I / V

Series circuit

. Components are connected one after the other on the same loo…

Parallel circuit

. Components are connected in seperate loops, parallel to each…

Circuit is

Circuit Diagram

Circuits in every day life have

Loads are connected in 2 ways

continuous loop consisting of an energy source, wires, one or…

standard way of drawing an electrical circuit

more than 1 load

in series or parallel

Circuit is

continuous loop consisting of an energy source, wires, one or…

Circuit Diagram

standard way of drawing an electrical circuit

Electrical Circuit

Series circuit

Parallel circuit

Series parallel combination

Can be opened or closed... Closed circuit provides an unbroken pa…

A circuit with only one path for the current to flow

A circuit with multiple paths for the current to flow... Current…

Has series and parallel sections... The light in he series circui…

Electrical Circuit

Can be opened or closed... Closed circuit provides an unbroken pa…

Series circuit

A circuit with only one path for the current to flow

(B) The resistances are as follows: I:…

(B) The total resistance of the 3 Ω and…

(A) Adding resistors in parallel decrea…

(B) R = ρL/A. Greatest resistance is th…

Which two arrangements of resistors shown above have the same…

In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potential…

A lamp, a voltmeter V, an ammeter A, and a battery with zero i…

The five resistors shown below have the lengths and cross-sect…

(B) The resistances are as follows: I:…

Which two arrangements of resistors shown above have the same…

(B) The total resistance of the 3 Ω and…

In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potential…

Circuit

Georg Ohm

voltage

Resistance

The flow of electricity. Has 3 parts 1) run by electrical ener…

Scientist who studied how electrical resistance (especially re…

The amount of power

Voltage divided by current

Circuit

The flow of electricity. Has 3 parts 1) run by electrical ener…

Georg Ohm

Scientist who studied how electrical resistance (especially re…

Series Circuit

Parallel Circuit

Conductor

Insulator

Electricity flows in one path or single loop

Electricity flows in two or more paths or loops

Material that allows electricity to easily flow through it

Material that blocks the flow of electricity through it

Series Circuit

Electricity flows in one path or single loop

Parallel Circuit

Electricity flows in two or more paths or loops

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path

insulator

conductor

circuit

electric circuit

a material that resists (does not allow) the flow of electrica…

a material that readily allows electric charges to pass throug…

a path along which electric charges can flow

the path through which an electric current moves

insulator

a material that resists (does not allow) the flow of electrica…

conductor

a material that readily allows electric charges to pass throug…

electricity

current

source of energy

conductor

a form of energy produced inside particles of matter

the movement or flow of electricity in a certain path

the place where energy comes from

a substance that allows electricity or heat to easily pass thr…

electricity

a form of energy produced inside particles of matter

current

the movement or flow of electricity in a certain path

electricity

circuit

voltage

voltmeter

energy that transfers electrons from positive and negative poi…

A path through which electrical current flows.

the unit of electric pressure. It measures how strongly the el…

instrument used to measure the voltage of an object

electricity

energy that transfers electrons from positive and negative poi…

circuit

A path through which electrical current flows.

Circuit

Open Circuit

Closed Circuit

Load

a path that transmits an electrical current: includes a power…

a circuit that has a break in the flow of electricity, causing…

a circuit where the electrons can continually flow without a b…

the device that is using the electricity, and transforms the e…

Circuit

a path that transmits an electrical current: includes a power…

Open Circuit

a circuit that has a break in the flow of electricity, causing…

circuit

open circuit

closed circuit

load

a path that transmits an electrical current includes a power s…

is a circuit that has a break in the flow of electricity,causi…

is a circuit where the electrons can continually flow without…

the device that is using the electricity and transforming the…

circuit

a path that transmits an electrical current includes a power s…

open circuit

is a circuit that has a break in the flow of electricity,causi…

electricity

electric current

electric circuit

switch

a form of energy due to electrons and protons

a flow of electric charge

a path through which electrons flow

an electrical component that can make or destroy an electrical…

electricity

a form of energy due to electrons and protons

electric current

a flow of electric charge