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15 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Current
Electrons
Voltage
Path containing easily movable charges
The flow of charge
Small negatively charged particle.
Electromotive force or potential difference.
Circuit
Path containing easily movable charges
Current
The flow of charge
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Circuits
Alternating Current
Ampre
Capacitance
Capacitor
Current that is constantly changing directions
Unit of measure for electrical current
Ability of the electrical field in capacitor to store energy.…
Circuit component that stores energy inside of an electrical…
Alternating Current
Current that is constantly changing directions
Ampre
Unit of measure for electrical current
13 terms
Circuits
Simple Circuit
Source
Load
Switch
Consists of a source, load, wires, and sometimes a switch
A device that produces electrical energy
Any device in the circuit that uses electrical energy
Device that controls the flow of electrons but opening or clo…
Simple Circuit
Consists of a source, load, wires, and sometimes a switch
Source
A device that produces electrical energy
Circuits
Current
Equivalent resistance
Non ohmic device
Ohmic device
Rate at which change passes by a point on the circuit
The value of 1 resistor that could be used to replace the com…
Doesnt follow ohms law
A resistor that follows ohms law
Current
Rate at which change passes by a point on the circuit
Equivalent resistance
The value of 1 resistor that could be used to replace the com…
5 terms
Circuits
Circuits
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
Electricity
The path that electricity travels on
Only one path that electrons to travel on
Has more than one path to travel on
Kinetic energy is caused by moving electrons
Circuits
The path that electricity travels on
Series Circuit
Only one path that electrons to travel on
Circuits
Circuit
Closed Circuit
Conductor
Current
Is a path containing easily movable charges and it is a path…
There are no gaps in a closed circuit, so charges flow.
Are materials or easily movable charges. That allow electrica…
When the light bulb lights up (electrons) are flowing through…
Circuit
Is a path containing easily movable charges and it is a path…
Closed Circuit
There are no gaps in a closed circuit, so charges flow.
113 terms
Circuits
electric charge
magnetic dipole moment
positive and negative
conserved
The physical property of matter that causes it to experience…
The physical property of matter that causes it to experience…
The two kinds of electric charge are called
If a physical quantity is said to remain unchanged in a proce…
electric charge
The physical property of matter that causes it to experience…
magnetic dipole moment
The physical property of matter that causes it to experience…
13 terms
Circuits
series circuit
electric motor
insulator
electromagnet
an electric circuit in which the electrical charges have only…
a device that changes electrical energy into mechanical energy
a material that does not allow heat or electricity to move th…
a temporary magnet caused by an electric current
series circuit
an electric circuit in which the electrical charges have only…
electric motor
a device that changes electrical energy into mechanical energy
9 terms
Circuits
Fuse
Ammeter
Voltmeter
Resistor
Safety device
Measures electric current
Measures currents in volt
Passage with electrical currents
Fuse
Safety device
Ammeter
Measures electric current
8 terms
Circuits
Electric Circuit
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
Electric Current
the pathway through which electrical currents flow
an electric circuit in which the electric current passes thro…
an electric circuit in witch the current can have more than o…
the flow of electricity around a circuit
Electric Circuit
the pathway through which electrical currents flow
Series Circuit
an electric circuit in which the electric current passes thro…
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Circuits
Parallel
Series
Simple
Open
...
...
...
...
Parallel
...
Series
...
15 terms
circuits
potential energy
heat
electricity
convert
what kind of energy do batteries have?
what do the chemicals make?
what does heat make?
what can batteries do to stored energy?
potential energy
what kind of energy do batteries have?
heat
what do the chemicals make?
8 terms
Circuits
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
Electrical
Energy trasformation
A circuit in which the parts are joined one after another suc…
Repeated syntactical similarities used for effect.
Energy associated with electric charges
One form of energy changes to another, allowing it to be used…
Series Circuit
A circuit in which the parts are joined one after another suc…
Parallel Circuit
Repeated syntactical similarities used for effect.
Circuits
Inductive Reactance
Capacitive Reactance
Impedance
X_L > X_C
X_L
X_C
Z
current lags voltage
Inductive Reactance
X_L
Capacitive Reactance
X_C
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Circuits
Ammeter
Ampere
Conventional Current
Current
-
-
...
...
Ammeter
-
Ampere
-
12 terms
circuits
load
energy source
switch
conductor
what recieves the electric energy
what is giving the energy
what breaks or closes the circuit
a good material that allows charge to flow through
load
what recieves the electric energy
energy source
what is giving the energy
Circuits
Voltage- Concept
Voltage- Symbol
Voltage- Unit of Measure
Voltage- Equation
The amount of electric pressure in a circuit.
V
V - Volt
V=DeltaEp/q... V=IR
Voltage- Concept
The amount of electric pressure in a circuit.
Voltage- Symbol
V
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circuits
Voltage
Current
Resistance
resistance in a series circuit
gain or loss of energy across a component per charge
number of positively charged particles past a point per second
the components ability to resist current
just add together
Voltage
gain or loss of energy across a component per charge
Current
number of positively charged particles past a point per second
Circuits
Magnet
Magnetism
North pole
South pole
The area of magnetic force around a magnet
the properties and interactions of magnets
the northernmost point of the earth; the Earth's axis of rota…
the southernmost point of the Earth's axis
Magnet
The area of magnetic force around a magnet
Magnetism
the properties and interactions of magnets
11 terms
Circuits
Voltage
Current
Resistance
Potential Difference
The difference in energy between 2 points in a circuit.
The flow of electrical energy through a circuit or the flow o…
The slowing down of the flow of charge through a circuit.
(Potential voltage)-charge can only flow when this is present.
Voltage
The difference in energy between 2 points in a circuit.
Current
The flow of electrical energy through a circuit or the flow o…
24 terms
Circuits
the rate of flow of electrical charges
charges move ______ when connected to…
formula for Electric Current
Units for Electric Current
current
randomly
I=q/v... I=q/t
Amps
the rate of flow of electrical charges
current
charges move ______ when connected to…
randomly
circuits
Voltage Source
Current Source
Ideal Voltage Source
Ideal Current Source
First type of ideal source
Second type of ideal source
Provides a prescribed voltage across its terminals irrespecti…
Provides a prescribed current independent of the circuit to w…
Voltage Source
First type of ideal source
Current Source
Second type of ideal source
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Circuits
series circuit
parallel circuit
electrical circuit
energy transformation
An electric circuit with a single path.
An electrical circuit with multiple paths
A complete path through which electric current can flow
A change from one form of energy to another
series circuit
An electric circuit with a single path.
parallel circuit
An electrical circuit with multiple paths
13 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Conductor
Insulator
Voltage
Any complete path along which charge can flow
Material, usually a metal through which electric charge can f…
A material that is a poor conductor of electricity
measured in volts; potential difference
Circuit
Any complete path along which charge can flow
Conductor
Material, usually a metal through which electric charge can f…
5 terms
Circuits
Ammeter
Voltmeter
Parallax errors
Random errors
Device used to measure the amount of current in a circuit. Am…
A device used to measure the voltage across a component in a…
Error caused by reading a scale at an angle rather than placi…
An error that occurs due to estimation when reading scales, o…
Ammeter
Device used to measure the amount of current in a circuit. Am…
Voltmeter
A device used to measure the voltage across a component in a…
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circuits
current
metallic conduction
electrolytic conduction
insulators
is the movement of charge that occurs between two points that…
relies on uniform movement of free electrons in metallic bonds
relies on the ion concentration of a solution
are materials that do not conduct a current
current
is the movement of charge that occurs between two points that…
metallic conduction
relies on uniform movement of free electrons in metallic bonds
14 terms
circuits
series circuit
electrical shock
electricity
watt
a circuit that contains only one path for the current to flow
when electrical current passes through the body
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons.
A measure of power equal to one joule of work per second.
series circuit
a circuit that contains only one path for the current to flow
electrical shock
when electrical current passes through the body
5 terms
Circuits
Circuits
Current
Conductor
Insulator
A path containing easily moveable charges
The flow of charge
Are materials with easily moveable charges allowing electrica…
Do not have easily moveable charges, so current is not easily…
Circuits
A path containing easily moveable charges
Current
The flow of charge
5 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Current
Conductorm
Insulator
A path containing easily moveable charges.
The flow of charge.
Materials with easily moveable charges allowing electrical cu…
Do not have easily moveable charges.
Circuit
A path containing easily moveable charges.
Current
The flow of charge.
Circuits
Resistance
Voltage
Series circuit
Current
A measure of how difficult it is for electrons to move throug…
An electromotive force or potential difference
Circuit in which electrical current flows through each compon…
A flow of electrons. How many electrons pass a certain point…
Resistance
A measure of how difficult it is for electrons to move throug…
Voltage
An electromotive force or potential difference
Circuits
Circuit
Series Circut
Parallel Circuit
Current
A path containing easily movable charges.
Components are arranged in a single loop.
There is more than one path that current can take.
The flow of charge.
Circuit
A path containing easily movable charges.
Series Circut
Components are arranged in a single loop.
12 terms
Circuits
Circuit
current
Name the parts of a circuit
Voltage source
a closed path through which a continuous charge can flow
the flow of charge
Voltage source, conductor, switch, electrical device
the source in a circuit that provides the electric potential…
Circuit
a closed path through which a continuous charge can flow
current
the flow of charge
23 terms
Circuits
Series circuit
Parallel
Combination
Bettery, generator
Electrons have only one path to travel
Electrons have multiple paths to travel
Both series and parallel part
Provide a Voltage and produces excess electron
Series circuit
Electrons have only one path to travel
Parallel
Electrons have multiple paths to travel
58 terms
Circuits
the rate of flow of electrical charges
charges move ______ when connected to…
formula for Electric Current
Units for Electric Current
current
randomly
I=q/v... I=q/t
Amps
the rate of flow of electrical charges
current
charges move ______ when connected to…
randomly
circuits
electricity
circuits
energy source
wires
the flow of electrons
a complete,closet put through which makes chages flow
supplies energy to the circuit
a path witch energy flows
electricity
the flow of electrons
circuits
a complete,closet put through which makes chages flow
Circuits
3 basic components of a circuit
Power
Resistance
Conductors
Power... Resistance... Conductor
L1 and neutral-(120 volt circuit)... L1 and L2- (240 volt circuit)
Current consuming device, load, heat, light, power, USABLE WORK
Carries electricity:... Good- copper, silver, gold... Poor- air, ru…
3 basic components of a circuit
Power... Resistance... Conductor
Power
L1 and neutral-(120 volt circuit)... L1 and L2- (240 volt circuit)
17 terms
Circuits
Electric Current
Sum of each resistor
Voltmeter
Series Circuit
Flow of charge particles through a wire; Rate of flow of char…
Total resistance for a series circuit
A device that measures the potential difference of a circuit
A connection that provides only one pathway for a current; Th…
Electric Current
Flow of charge particles through a wire; Rate of flow of char…
Sum of each resistor
Total resistance for a series circuit
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Circuits
Capacitor
Semiconductor
Resistor
Closed circuit
Electric circuit element used to store charge temporalally
A naturally poor conductor tht could easily conduct electricity
control current in an electric circuit by providing resistance
uninterrupted endless path for the flow of current
Capacitor
Electric circuit element used to store charge temporalally
Semiconductor
A naturally poor conductor tht could easily conduct electricity
6 terms
Circuits
Electric current
Flow
Electromagnetism
Electrical ciruit
The flow of electricity through a conducter
To move or travel smooth in a certain direction.
Magnetic field(magnetism) created by an electric current.
The pathway through which eletrical flows.
Electric current
The flow of electricity through a conducter
Flow
To move or travel smooth in a certain direction.
13 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Conductor
Insulator
Voltage
A closed path in which electrons flow
An object that transmits electricity
An object that prevents the transmission of electricity
An electric force or difference in potential
Circuit
A closed path in which electrons flow
Conductor
An object that transmits electricity
6 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Current
Conductor
Insulator
A path containing easily movable charges
A flow of charge.
Materials with easily movable charges allowing electrical cur…
Do not have easily movable charges so current is not easily p…
Circuit
A path containing easily movable charges
Current
A flow of charge.
6 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Current
Conductor
Insulator
A path containing easily moveable charges.
The flow of charge.
Materials with easily moveable charges, allowing electrical c…
Do not have easily moveable charges, so current is not easily…
Circuit
A path containing easily moveable charges.
Current
The flow of charge.
5 terms
Circuits
EMF
Resistances of Ammeters and Voltmeters
resistor
Ground
electromotor force,energy that the batteries supplies to the…
Am-low ir,Volt-high ir
restricts the flow of electric current
takes away unwanted build up of electricity
EMF
electromotor force,energy that the batteries supplies to the…
Resistances of Ammeters and Voltmeters
Am-low ir,Volt-high ir
11 terms
Circuits
Voltage
Current
Resistance
Potential difference
The difference in energy between 2 points in a circuit that c…
The flow of electrons through a wire
The slowing down of the flow of charge through a curcuit
(Potential voltage)- Charge can only flow when its present
Voltage
The difference in energy between 2 points in a circuit that c…
Current
The flow of electrons through a wire
26 terms
circuits
circuit
open circuit
closed circuit
current
a conducting pathway through which charge may flow
a circuit in which there is a break or interruption; one in w…
a circuit in which there is at least one uninterrupted pathwa…
the rate of flow of electricity; how many charges pass a fixe…
circuit
a conducting pathway through which charge may flow
open circuit
a circuit in which there is a break or interruption; one in w…
5 terms
Circuits
Power Source
Electric Energy
Conductor
Circuits
one of the things necessary to create a electric circuit
energy that is caused by electrical charges
another thing necessary to create a electric circuit
the circular flow of energy
Power Source
one of the things necessary to create a electric circuit
Electric Energy
energy that is caused by electrical charges
19 terms
circuits
current
creates an electric field which create…
potential diff
batteries
rate of flow of electrical charges
what happens when a current is connected to a potential diff?
batteries and generators supply energy to charge carriers. th…
convert chemical PE to electrical PE
current
rate of flow of electrical charges
creates an electric field which create…
what happens when a current is connected to a potential diff?
14 terms
Circuits
Fuse
Circuit breaker
Short circuit
Voltage
A devise that contains a thin strip of metal pieces of an app…
A reusable safety device that breaks the circuit when the cur…
Connection that allows current to take the least path of resi…
The difference in electrical potential energy between two pla…
Fuse
A devise that contains a thin strip of metal pieces of an app…
Circuit breaker
A reusable safety device that breaks the circuit when the cur…
circuits
parallel circuit: remove a bulb
parallel circuit: add a bulb
parallel circuit: each resistor is..
junctions
still lights, multiple circuits
gets brighter- more resistors
in its own loop
connect positive and negative ends of battery in parallel cir…
parallel circuit: remove a bulb
still lights, multiple circuits
parallel circuit: add a bulb
gets brighter- more resistors
17 terms
Circuits
Parallel circuits
Series Circuit
Electric current
Electric cell (battery)
Divides into two or more branches and has electrical componen…
Each component is joined one after the other to form a single…
This flow of electrons in one direction, energy come from the…
Has 2 terminals, positive and negative, pushes electrons arou…
Parallel circuits
Divides into two or more branches and has electrical componen…
Series Circuit
Each component is joined one after the other to form a single…
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