#### Study sets matching "current circuits"

#### Study sets matching "current circuits"

alternating current, AC

ampere

direct current, DC

electric current

an electric current that repeatedly reverses direction, twice…

A flow of one coulomb of charge per second is one ampere, SI…

an electric current whose flow of charge is always in one dir…

the flow of electric charge: SI unit: measured in amperes A

alternating current, AC

an electric current that repeatedly reverses direction, twice…

ampere

A flow of one coulomb of charge per second is one ampere, SI…

circuit

parallel circuit

series circuit

Schematic diagram

any path along which electrons can flow

a circuit that allows the current to go down multiple paths,…

a circuit that has one pathway that the current can flow thro…

a certain type of circuit drawing

circuit

any path along which electrons can flow

parallel circuit

a circuit that allows the current to go down multiple paths,…

Current

Circuit

Simple Circuit

Parallel Circuit

A flow of electrons through a conductor. A measure of the amo…

A path that electrons follow as they flow through a conductor…

an electric current with a battery, a path for electrons to f…

Has two or more paths for electrons to flow on with objects t…

Current

A flow of electrons through a conductor. A measure of the amo…

Circuit

A path that electrons follow as they flow through a conductor…

Charge equation

Current equation

Series circuit

Resistance in a series circuit equation

Q = It... Charge = current x time

V = IR

- one path of resistors... - voltage changes through resistors... -…

Rt = R1 + R2 + R3...

Charge equation

Q = It... Charge = current x time

Current equation

V = IR

the current is the amount of charge fl…

we use an ammeter and measure in amps

From the wires, moved by the cell or b…

charge

describe what current is

Name the meter that you use to measure current

where do charges come from?

current is the amount of .....

the current is the amount of charge fl…

describe what current is

we use an ammeter and measure in amps

Name the meter that you use to measure current

electric current

conventional current

battery

electric circuit

A flow of charged particles.

A flow of positive charges that move from higher potential to…

A device made up of several galvanic cells connected together…

A closed loop or pathway that allows electric charges to flow.

electric current

A flow of charged particles.

conventional current

A flow of positive charges that move from higher potential to…

Current

AC

DC

Voltage

the amount of electricity flowing through a circuit, measured…

alternating current in which electrons switch directions 120…

direct current in which electrons travel in one direction (ba…

the "push" of electricity, measured in volts

Current

the amount of electricity flowing through a circuit, measured…

AC

alternating current in which electrons switch directions 120…

What is a circuit? What is the differe…

Which parts of a light bulb are conduc…

What are the 3 requirements for a bulb…

What is electric potential difference?

-a complete pathway of conductors that allows electrons to fl…

-bulb tip, thread, are conductors, as well as the clips and s…

-Circuit must be complete, meaning that it must be a closed l…

-more commonly known as voltage, it is the amount of electric…

What is a circuit? What is the differe…

-a complete pathway of conductors that allows electrons to fl…

Which parts of a light bulb are conduc…

-bulb tip, thread, are conductors, as well as the clips and s…

A flashlight bulb with a potential dif…

A wire carries a steady current of 0.1…

How is current affected if the time in…

How much current flows through a resis…

0.56 A

2C

The current increases.

4.28 X 10-1

A flashlight bulb with a potential dif…

0.56 A

A wire carries a steady current of 0.1…

2C

I = V / R

Current

Thomas Edison

Voltage

Ohm's Law

the actual "substance" that is flowing through the wires of t…

"All you need to be an inventor is a good imagination and a p…

a force that pushes the current through the circuit

I = V / R

Ohm's Law

Current

the actual "substance" that is flowing through the wires of t…

a current is-

a circuit is-

potential difference is-

resistance is-

a measurement of the number of electrons that flow past in a…

a route that electrons travel on to give electricity to things

a comparison of the energy of an electron at two different lo…

a measurement of how difficult it is for electrons to flow th…

a current is-

a measurement of the number of electrons that flow past in a…

a circuit is-

a route that electrons travel on to give electricity to things

The amount of chatge flowing per second

Complete the circuit by closing the ga…

Ammeter

Amps

What is a current

What do you need to do to make a current flow

What do you measure current with

What do you measure current in

The amount of chatge flowing per second

What is a current

Complete the circuit by closing the ga…

What do you need to do to make a current flow

Ammetre

Amps

Atom

Attract

A device for measuring electric current in a circuit

Units of measurement of electric current, Symbol A

A neutral; everything is made up of

Pulled together. For example, opposite poles of a magnet attr…

Ammetre

A device for measuring electric current in a circuit

Amps

Units of measurement of electric current, Symbol A

Electric current

Conventional current

Battery

Electric circuit

A flow of charged particles

The direction in which a positive test charge moves

Several galvanic cells connected together that converts chemi…

Any closed loop or conducting path that allows electric charg…

Electric current

A flow of charged particles

Conventional current

The direction in which a positive test charge moves

Direct current

Alternating current

Series circuit

1. When one bulb goes out, all bulbs g…

Voltage or current that stays the same

The current or voltage changes

Circuit in which the electrons only have one path to follow

Disadvantages for series circuit

Direct current

Voltage or current that stays the same

Alternating current

The current or voltage changes

parallel circuits

volt

third (ground) prong

electric current

A circuit where the electricity flows through separate branch…

The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the…

The third prong on a plug that helps protect against short ci…

The flow of electric charges through a material.

parallel circuits

A circuit where the electricity flows through separate branch…

volt

The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the…

electric current (I) aka current

electric circuit aka circuit

wet cell

battery (dry & wet)

flow of charged particles

continous path thru which electric charge flows

car battery (uses water to create conduction)

device that converts chemical energy into electrical energy

electric current (I) aka current

flow of charged particles

electric circuit aka circuit

continous path thru which electric charge flows

Voltage

Current

Electric Circuit

Conductors

This causes charges to move in a circuit

Voltage is divided by this to equal resistance

A complete unbroken path that electric charges flow through.

Materials that charges flow through easily

Voltage

This causes charges to move in a circuit

Current

Voltage is divided by this to equal resistance

ac

circuit

c breaker

current

current in which electrons switch directions 100 times per cu…

complete closed path through which electricity flows

a switch that automatically opens if the current in the circu…

the amount of electricity flowing in a circuit (AMPs)

ac

current in which electrons switch directions 100 times per cu…

circuit

complete closed path through which electricity flows

Electric current

Conventional current

Battery

Resistor

A flow of charged particles.

This flow of positive charge.

Several galvanic cells connected together.

Is a device designed to have a specific resistance.

Electric current

A flow of charged particles.

Conventional current

This flow of positive charge.

electrical current

voltage

resistance

conductor

the movement of electrically charged particles, atoms, or ion…

A quantity measured as a signed difference between two points…

A certain hindrance or opposition to the passage of an electr…

a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.

electrical current

the movement of electrically charged particles, atoms, or ion…

voltage

A quantity measured as a signed difference between two points…

parallel circuits

volt

third (ground) prong

electric current

A circuit where the electricity flows through separate branch…

The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the…

The third prong on a plug that helps protect against short ci…

The flow of electric charges through a material.

parallel circuits

A circuit where the electricity flows through separate branch…

volt

The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the…

electric charge

electric force

electric field

static electricity

can be positive or negative, the SI unit is the Coulomb (C)

The attraction or repulsion between electrically charged obje…

The field around charged particles that exerts a force on oth…

electric charge at rest; generally produced by friction or in…

electric charge

can be positive or negative, the SI unit is the Coulomb (C)

electric force

The attraction or repulsion between electrically charged obje…

What is electric current?

What direction does charge flow?

What makes up a battery?

What supplies the potential difference…

The flow of electric charge

direction in which protons flow

multiple cells

batteries

What is electric current?

The flow of electric charge

What direction does charge flow?

direction in which protons flow

Current

Define each variable and units I= Q/T

How many volts are in a AAA battery?

How many volts are in a AA battery?

the amount of charge that flows past a fixed point in a certa…

I is current (amps or coulombs per second) Q is charge T is t…

1.5 Volts

1.5 Volts

Current

the amount of charge that flows past a fixed point in a certa…

Define each variable and units I= Q/T

I is current (amps or coulombs per second) Q is charge T is t…

electric current

electric conductor

electric insulator

circuit

the flow of electric charge

something that allows electric charge to flow through it easily

something that does not allow electric charge to flow through…

a path for electric current to travel through

electric current

the flow of electric charge

electric conductor

something that allows electric charge to flow through it easily

electrons

current

less

ohms

In solid conductors, electric current is the flow of...

An ampere is a unit of ____.

Compared to thin wires, electrical resistance in thick wires…

Resistance is measured in ______.

electrons

In solid conductors, electric current is the flow of...

current

An ampere is a unit of ____.

voltage (V)

current (I)

resistance (R)

Ohm's Law

the potential difference (work per unit charge); moves across…

the amount of charge moving through conductor per second

the opposition to the flow of charges (ohm); kind of like a f…

Resistance is directly proportional to voltage and indirectly…

voltage (V)

the potential difference (work per unit charge); moves across…

current (I)

the amount of charge moving through conductor per second

When certain insulators are rubbed aga…

Materials which cannot conduct

They become electrically charged

Negatively charged electrons are rubbe…

How is static electricity created?

What is an Insulator?

What happens when the insulators are rubbed against each other?

In terms of particle what happens when the insulator are rubb…

When certain insulators are rubbed aga…

How is static electricity created?

Materials which cannot conduct

What is an Insulator?

Current

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Schematic Diagram

The amount of charge flowing through the circuit

The resistors offer many pathways for the electrons to follow

The resistors form a single pathway for electrons to follow

Not-completely realistic version of a diagram

Current

The amount of charge flowing through the circuit

Parallel Circuit

The resistors offer many pathways for the electrons to follow

Series circuit

Parallel circuit

Closed circuit

Open circuit

Circuit in which the current has only one path

Circuit in which the current can take more than one path

Circuit in which there is a complete path for current to flow

A circuit in which there is a break so that current cannot flow

Series circuit

Circuit in which the current has only one path

Parallel circuit

Circuit in which the current can take more than one path

potential difference

decreasing

10A,com,10A,

V,com,2

When the ends of an electric conductor are at different elect…

In a parallel circuit whenever you add a device(or resistor o…

When using a multimeter and measuring current the red cable s…

When using a multimeter and measuring voltage the red cable s…

potential difference

When the ends of an electric conductor are at different elect…

decreasing

In a parallel circuit whenever you add a device(or resistor o…

Electric Potential Energy

Potential Difference

Current

Resistance

The potential energy of a charge at some point in an electric…

Another name for Voltage. It's the difference in electric pot…

The flow of charge per unit time

The ratio of voltage to current for a circuit. More resistanc…

Electric Potential Energy

The potential energy of a charge at some point in an electric…

Potential Difference

Another name for Voltage. It's the difference in electric pot…

electric potential difference

electric current

conventional current

battery

the difference in electrical charge between two points in a c…

the flow of electrical charges

a flow of positive charges that move from high potential to l…

a device made up of several galvanic cells connected together…

electric potential difference

the difference in electrical charge between two points in a c…

electric current

the flow of electrical charges

Cell:

Battery:

Current:

Resistance:

A device that produces an electric current by converting chem…

A device made up of several cells.

The rate at which charge passes a given point.

The opposition to the flow of electric charge

Cell:

A device that produces an electric current by converting chem…

Battery:

A device made up of several cells.

magnet

pole

attract

repel

a metal object that can pull some other metal objects toward…

either end of a magnet, where the magnetic force is strongest…

to pull towards oneself

to push away from oneself

magnet

a metal object that can pull some other metal objects toward…

pole

either end of a magnet, where the magnetic force is strongest…

Current

Positive charges are moving as a resul…

What is meant by the term "ohmic"?

What is meant by the term "non-ohmic"?

The flow of a charged particle

Potential Difference

Resistance is constant

Resistance is not constant

Current

The flow of a charged particle

Positive charges are moving as a resul…

Potential Difference

High and Low Electric Current

Electric Current

Amperes

How do Volts, OHMs, Amps, and Watts in…

More charged particles = high current ... Less charged particle…

Symbol: I ... In circuits the current is carried by electrons…

aka amps ... The unit of electrical current... Symbol: A

High and Low Electric Current

More charged particles = high current ... Less charged particle…

Electric Current

Symbol: I ... In circuits the current is carried by electrons…

Current

Amperes, Amps, Voltage

Voltage, Volt, charge

Resistance, Electrons, Higher, Resista…

_______ is the rate of flow of charge round the circuit

Current is measured in _______ (___ for short), A.... Current w…

_______ is the driving force that pushes current round a circ…

__________ describes how difficult it is for _________ to flo…

Current

_______ is the rate of flow of charge round the circuit

Amperes, Amps, Voltage

Current is measured in _______ (___ for short), A.... Current w…

Electric current

Direct current

Alternating current

Electrical conductor

Continuous flow of electric charge

Charge flows only in one direction (DC)

Flow of electric charge that regularly reverses it's direction

A material through which charge can flow easily (Ex: copper a…

Electric current

Continuous flow of electric charge

Direct current

Charge flows only in one direction (DC)

conductor

electric circuit

electric current

electric generator

material that easily carries thermal energy or electricity

A complete, unbroken path through which electric charges can…

continuous flow of electric charge

a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy

conductor

material that easily carries thermal energy or electricity

electric circuit

A complete, unbroken path through which electric charges can…

Electric current

Voltage

Electric Circuit

Resistance

...... The continuous flow of electric charges through a material

...... Measure of potential energy generated by separated charge.

...... A complete, unbroken path through which electric charges…

...... A material's opposition to the flow of electric current.

Electric current

...... The continuous flow of electric charges through a material

Voltage

...... Measure of potential energy generated by separated charge.

Ammeter

Amp

Electric current

Ohm's Law

A device designed to measure the flow of current through a po…

The maximum displacement from equilibrium

The flow of electric charge from one place to another

The law relating the potential difference applied to a wire t…

Ammeter

A device designed to measure the flow of current through a po…

Amp

The maximum displacement from equilibrium

Current (through a current carrying wi…

Charge as a function of time

Current Density

Drift speed

i=q/t=dq/dt

Q(t)= integral from 0 to T of i dt

J= i/A

V= L/t... in i=q/t the time... t= L/drift velocity and the charge…

Current (through a current carrying wi…

i=q/t=dq/dt

Charge as a function of time

Q(t)= integral from 0 to T of i dt

Define current

What charge carrier are in metals? Wha…

Define coloumb

Define voltage

The rate of flow of charge in a wire or component.

Conduction electrons, they repeatably collide with the positi…

the amount of charge that passes in 1 second if the current i…

is the work done per unit charge moved.

Define current

The rate of flow of charge in a wire or component.

What charge carrier are in metals? Wha…

Conduction electrons, they repeatably collide with the positi…

static electricity

electric current

conduction

induction

build up of charges that pass QUICKLY to another object

continuous flow of charges through a conductor or wire

when an object with an excess of electrons touches a neutral…

a neutral object acquires a charge from a charged object close

static electricity

build up of charges that pass QUICKLY to another object

electric current

continuous flow of charges through a conductor or wire

Electric Current

Current electricity

Static electricity

Three required elements of a simple ci…

Electrons flow through an electrical circuit

Has a continuous flow of electrons

Electrons jumping

Source; transfer: resistor

Electric Current

Electrons flow through an electrical circuit

Current electricity

Has a continuous flow of electrons