# Study sets matching "circuits"

Electric Circuit

Series

parallel

electric current

This needs at least a power source, a path for the electric cu…

A circuit where the devices are connected one after the other.…

a circuit that has multiple paths for electrons to flow. If on…

The flow of an electric charge through a conductor

Electric Circuit

This needs at least a power source, a path for the electric cu…

Series

A circuit where the devices are connected one after the other.…

Electricity

The Cell

Electric Current

Simple Circuits

A form of energy resulting from the existence of charged parti…

Stores chemical energy and transfers it to electrical energy w…

A flow of microscopic particles called electrons flowing throu…

It has a cell, a lamp and a switch. ... To make the circuit, thes…

Electricity

A form of energy resulting from the existence of charged parti…

The Cell

Stores chemical energy and transfers it to electrical energy w…

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

Voltage

Volts

Current

Circuit

The potential difference between 2 points of a circuit.

The "speed" or "rate" in which a current runs

The movement of electrons through a circuit. Measured in amps.

The circular path electrons follow, pushed by voltage.

Voltage

The potential difference between 2 points of a circuit.

Volts

The "speed" or "rate" in which a current runs

Circuit

Series Circuit

Parallel Circuit

Open Loop

The path that electrons follow.

A type of circuit that provides one path for electrons. If one…

A type of circuit that provides more than one path for electro…

Circuit is broken and has not electron movement.

Circuit

The path that electrons follow.

Series Circuit

A type of circuit that provides one path for electrons. If one…

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 measured in Amperes (Amps…

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

Circuit

Closed Circuit

Conductor

Electron

A closed path through which charges (electrons) can flow.

A circuit that has a complete path for charge to flow

A material that transfers electric charge easily

A negatively charges particle that is located outside the an a…

Circuit

A closed path through which charges (electrons) can flow.

Closed Circuit

A circuit that has a complete path for charge to flow

electric power

kilowatt-hour

series arrangement

parallel arrangement

the rate at which electric energy is converted or transferred…

a common unit of electrical energy used in the distribution of…

resistors that are connected end-to-end with current flowing t…

resistors that are connected so that current will flow through…

electric power

the rate at which electric energy is converted or transferred…

kilowatt-hour

a common unit of electrical energy used in the distribution of…

Current

electromotive force

kirchhoffs laws

Resistance equation

I=Q/t (amperes= 1 C/s)

when no net charge is moving. it is a potential difference(vol…

1)junction rule-sum of currents directed into point=sum of cur…

opposition to movement of charge. depends on resistivity, leng…

Current

I=Q/t (amperes= 1 C/s)

electromotive force

when no net charge is moving. it is a potential difference(vol…

closed circuit

series

parallel circuit

battery

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

An electric circuit with only one path through which charge ca…

A closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more…

A device that converts chemical energy into electrical energy

closed circuit

A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…

series

An electric circuit with only one path through which charge ca…

circuit

resistance

open circuit

terminals

a path made to run electrical current

the ability of a material to slow down but not stop the flow o…

a broken or incomplete path that electricity cannot flow throu…

one of the places where wires can be attached to a cell or bat…

circuit

a path made to run electrical current

resistance

the ability of a material to slow down but not stop the flow o…

cell

Battery

LDR

Lamp

This provides power to a circuit. Converts chemical energy int…

This is two or more of a cell. Only then can it be called a ba…

Light dependent resistor: This changes the resistance in a cur…

A lamp converts electrical energy into light energy in a circu…

cell

This provides power to a circuit. Converts chemical energy int…

Battery

This is two or more of a cell. Only then can it be called a ba…

series circuits

parallel circuits

charge =

definition of voltage

-connected in a line end to end between +ve and -ve power supp…

-each component is seperatley connected to the +ve and -ve pow…

charge = current x time ... measured in coulombs

the energy transferred per unit charge passed. one volt is one…

series circuits

-connected in a line end to end between +ve and -ve power supp…

parallel circuits

-each component is seperatley connected to the +ve and -ve pow…

Circuit

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

the path an electric current flows

If one goes out they all stay lit

If one goes out they all go out

a flow of electricity through a conductor

Circuit

the path an electric current flows

Parallel Circuit

If one goes out they all stay lit

Electron

Battery

Conductor

Insulator

Negatively charged elementary particles present in all atoms w…

A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy; a…

Any material that allows electrons to flow through it; these a…

Any material that does not allow electrons to flow through it;…

Electron

Negatively charged elementary particles present in all atoms w…

Battery

A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy; a…

electric circuit

open circuit

closed circuit

path

The path through which an electric current flows

An electric circuit that is not complete

An electric circuit that is complete

A route or course in which something moves

electric circuit

The path through which an electric current flows

open circuit

An electric circuit that is not complete

Alternating Current

Ampere

Diode

Direct Current

flow of current repeatedly reverses directions

Flow of 1 Coulomb of charge per second

an electronic device that only allows electrons to flow in one…

flow of charge in one direction

Alternating Current

flow of current repeatedly reverses directions

Ampere

Flow of 1 Coulomb of charge per second

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

Charge

Current

Voltage

Potential Difference

A fundamental property of matter measured in Coulombmeter, can…

The amount of charge that passes a point each unit if time, us…

The electrical energy transferred per unit of charge

The energy difference between two points

Charge

A fundamental property of matter measured in Coulombmeter, can…

Current

The amount of charge that passes a point each unit if time, us…

Closed Circuit

Open Circuit

Voltage

Parallel Circuit

A circuit without interruption, providing a continuous path th…

A circuit that does not have a complete connection between the…

The difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided in…

Closed Circuit

A circuit without interruption, providing a continuous path th…

Open Circuit

A circuit that does not have a complete connection between the…

Circuit

Series Circuit

Parallel Circuit

Conductor

A System that connects electrical devices so that they will op…

A circuit that has only one path for an electrical current

A circuit that has more than one path for electricity to follow

A material that allows electricity to easily pass though it

Circuit

A System that connects electrical devices so that they will op…

Series Circuit

A circuit that has only one path for an electrical current

Current

Amps

Electric charge

Coulombs

The movement of charge through a medium (wire).

Unit used to measure current

A property of electricity that comes in two types, called posi…

Units to measure charge

Current

The movement of charge through a medium (wire).

Amps

Unit used to measure current

current

DC vs AC

voltage

Kirchoffs laws

movement of charge (e-)

DC flows only in one direction, AC changes direction periodica…

1V = 1 J/C... potential difference, emf when no current moving ac…

conservation of charge and E in a circuit ... 1. Junction Rule -…

current

movement of charge (e-)

DC vs AC

DC flows only in one direction, AC changes direction periodica…

Electricity

Open Circuit

Closed circuit

Parallel circuit

The flow of moving electrons

When electrons can't go anywhere in a circuit because of somet…

Electrons can go around in a circular motion in wires because…

Two wires side by side to join up eventually again.

Electricity

The flow of moving electrons

Open Circuit

When electrons can't go anywhere in a circuit because of somet…