# Study sets matching "circuits"

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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

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

Proton

Neutron

Electron

Charles Coulomb contribution to atomic…

subatomic particle with a positive charge, roughly same weight…

subatomic particle with a neutral charge, roughly same weight…

elementary, subatomic... particle with a negative charge found in…

Found repulsive and attractive nature of atoms, discovered int…

Proton

subatomic particle with a positive charge, roughly same weight…

Neutron

subatomic particle with a neutral charge, roughly same weight…

Proton

Neutron

Electron

Charles Coulomb contribution to atomic…

subatomic particle with a positive charge, roughly same weight…

subatomic particle with a neutral charge, roughly same weight…

elementary, subatomic... particle with a negative charge found in…

Found repulsive and attractive nature of atoms, discovered int…

Proton

subatomic particle with a positive charge, roughly same weight…

Neutron

subatomic particle with a neutral charge, roughly same weight…

Conductor

Insulator

Flow

Electric Current

Material that allows electric current to flow through easily

Material that slows down or stops electric current from ... flowi…

To move or travel smooth in a certain direction

The flow of electricity around a circuit

Conductor

Material that allows electric current to flow through easily

Insulator

Material that slows down or stops electric current from ... flowi…

Load

Open circuit

Ohm's law

Voltage source

*Is basically a source of resistance that converts electrical…

If the circuit were broken, as in a wire (conductor) being dis…

*the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance thr…

Is the beginning and end of the circuit.

Load

*Is basically a source of resistance that converts electrical…

Open circuit

If the circuit were broken, as in a wire (conductor) being dis…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

Current

Conductivity Unit

2 forms of Conductivity

Metallic Bond

flow of positive charge (even though only negative charges are…

SI = siemens/meter (S/m)

1. Metallic: allows free flow of electric charge within them;…

visualized as a sea of electrons flowing over and past a rigid…

Current

flow of positive charge (even though only negative charges are…

Conductivity Unit

SI = siemens/meter (S/m)

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…

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

electricity

electric circuit

electric current

switch

resulting from the existence of charged particles (such as ele…

a path in which electrons from a voltage or current source flow

a flow of electric charge. In electric circuits this charge is…

any device used to interrupt the flow of electrons in a circuit

electricity

resulting from the existence of charged particles (such as ele…

electric circuit

a path in which electrons from a voltage or current source flow

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…

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