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The volt

Potential difference

Electromotive force

Kirchhoff's Second Law

A potential difference of 1 volt exists between two points whe…

The difference in electrical potential energy per unit charge…

The potential energy gained by a unit charge passing through a…

In any given loop in a circuit, the sum of the electromotive f…

The volt

A potential difference of 1 volt exists between two points whe…

Potential difference

The difference in electrical potential energy per unit charge…

circuit

open circuit

closed circuit

diode

a path for an electrical current to flow around

an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows

a complete circuit through which electricity flows

A device that permits current to flow through it in only one d…

circuit

a path for an electrical current to flow around

open circuit

an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows

Conductor

Insulator

Circuit

Series Circuit

A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it.

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

To move around.

A circuit that contains only one path for current flow.

Conductor

A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it.

Insulator

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

electricty

electric current

circuit

voltage

...

the continuous flow of electric charges through a material

electric charges flowing through a closed conducting loop

a measure of how much electric potential energy an electron ca…

electricty

...

electric current

the continuous flow of electric charges through a material

Power

Voltage

Amps

Volts

Rate that energy is converted to other forms... P=IV

Energy per charge... Difference in electric potential energy betw…

coulombs/seconds

1 Volt= Joule/Coulomb

Power

Rate that energy is converted to other forms... P=IV

Voltage

Energy per charge... Difference in electric potential energy betw…

ammeter

amps

atoms

battery

A device for measuring electric current in a circuit.

Units of measurement of electric current, symbol A.

A tiny particle containing protons and neutrons in a nucleus,…

Two or more electrical cells joined together.

ammeter

A device for measuring electric current in a circuit.

amps

Units of measurement of electric current, symbol A.

Circuit:

Open Circuit:

Closed Circuit:

Load:

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

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

is a circuit where the electrons can continually flow without…

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

Circuit:

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

Open Circuit:

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

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

conductor

parallel circuit

insulator

series circuit

a material that a current can pass through easily

a circuit that has more than one path for along which a curren…

a material that a current CANNOT pass through eaisly

a circuit that has only one path for a current to travel

conductor

a material that a current can pass through easily

parallel circuit

a circuit that has more than one path for along which a curren…

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

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

electrical current

electrical circuit

series circuit

parallel circuit

rate that charges pass a given point

complete closed path through which electric charges flow

circuit where all parts are connected in a single loop

circuit where loads are connected side by side and charges hav…

electrical current

rate that charges pass a given point

electrical circuit

complete closed path through which electric charges flow

T

closed loop

open loop

conductors

T or F, all bulbs will go out at the same time, the instant th…

an arrangement that allows the bulbs to light, a continuous pa…

an arrangement that does not allow the bulbs to light, a path…

materials that create closed loops, generally metals such as c…

T

T or F, all bulbs will go out at the same time, the instant th…

closed loop

an arrangement that allows the bulbs to light, a continuous pa…

parallel circuit

series circuit

electric current

atom

A closed circuit that contains two or more paths for current t…

An electric circuit with a single path; it only has one path f…

A continuous flow of electric charge; an electric charge in mo…

the tiny building blocks of everything; they have protons, neu…

parallel circuit

A closed circuit that contains two or more paths for current t…

series circuit

An electric circuit with a single path; it only has one path f…

electricity

closed circuit

open circuit

load

A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons.

a complete circuit through which electricity flows

an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows

A device that uses electrical energy to do work

electricity

A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons.

closed circuit

a complete circuit through which electricity flows

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