# Study sets matching "current circuits"

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alternating current, AC

ampere

direct current, DC

electric current

an electric current that repeatedly reverses direction. Comes…

The measure of the flow of electric charge in a circuit

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

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

alternating current, AC

an electric current that repeatedly reverses direction. Comes…

ampere

The measure of the flow of electric charge in a circuit

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 u…

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

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 u…

what is current?

when does current flow through an elect…

what is the unit for current?

what is potential difference?

the flow of electric charge around the circuit.

- if theres a POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE across the component and if…

ampere (A)

the driving force that pushes the charge round.

what is current?

the flow of electric charge around the circuit.

when does current flow through an elect…

- if theres a POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE across the component and if…

current

potential difference (voltage)

resistance

current unit

current is the flow of electric charge around the circuit

pd/voltage is the driving force that pushes the charge around

resistance is anything that slows the flow down

current- ampere, A

current

current is the flow of electric charge around the circuit

potential difference (voltage)

pd/voltage is the driving force that pushes the charge around

Ammeter

batteries

circuit breaker

electric current

device that measures the flow of electric charge

multiple cells connected together

switch that opens if the circuit is overloaded

flow of charged particles

Ammeter

device that measures the flow of electric charge

batteries

multiple cells connected together

Current

Potential difference

Resistance

Charge=

A flow of electrical charge. Will only flow round a complete,…

The driving force which pushes the charge around

Anything that slows the flow down

Current x time

Current

A flow of electrical charge. Will only flow round a complete,…

Potential difference

The driving force which pushes the charge around

circuit

current

resistor

battery

a path that let's electrons pass through negative to positive

electrons are moving through the circuit from negative to posi…

circuit

a path that let's electrons pass through negative to positive

current

electrons are moving through the circuit from negative to posi…

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 u…

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

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 u…

What is current?

When will current only flow through an…

What is the units for current?

What is potential difference?

The flow of electric charge around a circuit.

If there is a potential difference across that component and i…

Ampere (A)

Voltage - the driving force that pushes the charge around.

What is current?

The flow of electric charge around a circuit.

When will current only flow through an…

If there is a potential difference across that component and i…

Electron

Circuit

Series circuit

Parallel circuit

Negative particle in the atom that is located around the outsi…

A complete closed pathway that electrons flow through.

A circuit that has one pathway for electrons. If one device tu…

A circuit that has more than one pathway for electrons to flow…

Electron

Negative particle in the atom that is located around the outsi…

Circuit

A complete closed pathway that electrons flow through.

Electric Current and Electric Circuits

A Simple Electric Current

How Electric Charges Flow In Circuit

The Unit for Electrical Current

They both transform the energy of moving electrons to light, s…

An electric current flows in a closed path to and from a sourc…

An electric current flows in a circuit if the circuit is compl…

Electrical Current is approximately measured as the number of…

Electric Current and Electric Circuits

They both transform the energy of moving electrons to light, s…

A Simple Electric Current

An electric current flows in a closed path to and from a sourc…

energy source and conductive path

chemical reactions

electrical potential

definition of current

required for an electrical circuit to operate

produces the positive and negative charges inside batteries

another name for voltage

measure of the flow of electrons moving through a circuit (cha…

energy source and conductive path

required for an electrical circuit to operate

chemical reactions

produces the positive and negative charges inside batteries

Current Electricity

Circuit

Series Circuit

Parallel Circuit

Is the flow of charges through a circuit

Is a complete path for current to take

Is a circuit with only one path for current to take

Is a circuit with multiple paths for current to take

Current Electricity

Is the flow of charges through a circuit

Circuit

Is a complete path for current to take

I = V / R

Current

Thomas Edison

Voltage

Ohm's Law

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

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

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 th…

Current

Direct current

Alternating current

Resistance

Amount of electric charge passing a given point per second

Current that flows in only one direction

Current that continuously switches direction

A property of a material that interrupts the flow of electric…

Current

Amount of electric charge passing a given point per second

Direct current

Current that flows in only one direction

the motion of changes in wires, motors,…

a circuit diagram

resistor

closed circuit

current

symbols to represent each part of the circuit, can be interpre…

any device that uses electrical energy

a circuit with no gaps or breaks

the motion of changes in wires, motors,…

current

a circuit diagram

symbols to represent each part of the circuit, can be interpre…

static electricity

electric current

electricity

voltage

build up of charges that pass quickly to another object

continuous flow of charge through a conductor

the flow of electrons

the electrical pressure that pushes and pulls charges

static electricity

build up of charges that pass quickly to another object

electric current

continuous flow of charge through a conductor

Current

Potential difference

Resistance

Charge (Q)

A flow of electric charge.

The difference in electrical potential between two places; mea…

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

Current (I) X time (t)

Current

A flow of electric charge.

Potential difference

The difference in electrical potential between two places; mea…

current is

current will only flow if you have

potential difference

resistance is

the flow of electrical charge

a potential difference across a component

the driving force that pushes the charge round

anything that slows down the flow

current is

the flow of electrical charge

current will only flow if you have

a potential difference across a component

current is the

current will only flow through an elect…

current is measured in

voltage or pd is measured in

flow of electric charge around the circuit

potential difference across that component and the circuit is…

amperes A

volts V

current is the

flow of electric charge around the circuit

current will only flow through an elect…

potential difference across that component and the circuit is…

Electric Current (I)

Charge Pump

Photovoltaic Cell

Resistance (R)

The flow of charge particles; continuous path in which electri…

A type of charge generator that delivers excess charge; batter…

A solar cell that converts solar energy into electrical energy…

A property that determines how much current will flow through…

Electric Current (I)

The flow of charge particles; continuous path in which electri…

Charge Pump

A type of charge generator that delivers excess charge; batter…

Current

Current moves through.....

Ways to measure current

Voltage

Measures how fast the electrons are moving through a circuit

Conductors

An ammeter, how bright a lightbulb is, very bright=high curren…

Is the rate of speed through conductors

Current

Measures how fast the electrons are moving through a circuit

Current moves through.....

Conductors

Electric Current (I)

Charge Pump

Photovoltaic Cell

Resistance (R)

The flow of charge particles; continuous path in which electri…

A type of charge generator that delivers excess charge; batter…

A solar cell that converts solar energy into electrical energy…

A property that determines how much current will flow through…

Electric Current (I)

The flow of charge particles; continuous path in which electri…

Charge Pump

A type of charge generator that delivers excess charge; batter…