# 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, 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…

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…

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

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…

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, b…

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

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, b…

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…

Current

Circuit

Simple Circuit

Parallel Circuit

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

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

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

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

Current

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

Circuit

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

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

parallel circuits

volt

third (ground) prong

electric current

A circuit where the electricity flows through separate branche…

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

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

The flow of electric charges through a material.

parallel circuits

A circuit where the electricity flows through separate branche…

volt

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

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…

parallel circuits

volt

third (ground) prong

electric current

A circuit where the electricity flows through separate branche…

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

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

The flow of electric charges through a material.

parallel circuits

A circuit where the electricity flows through separate branche…

volt

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

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Watt

Voltage

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A unit of power in a circuit

The strength of the battery in a circuit

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path

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…

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 objec…

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

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

electric charge

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

electric force

The attraction or repulsion between electrically charged objec…

current electricity

static electricity vs Current electrici…

Electric circuit

load

the controlled flow of electrons through a conductor

static electricity involves the movement of electrons in an un…

a continuous path in which electrons can flow

the part of an electric circuit that converts electrical energ…

current electricity

the controlled flow of electrons through a conductor

static electricity vs Current electrici…

static electricity involves the movement of electrons in an un…

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

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 flo…

we use an ammeter and measure in amps

From the wires, moved by the cell or ba…

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 flo…

describe what current is

we use an ammeter and measure in amps

Name the meter that you use to measure current

What is current

Current will only flow through a compon…

Current is measured in

Potential difference is measured in

The flow of electric charge round the circuit

There is a potential difference across that component

Amperes, A

V

What is current

The flow of electric charge round the circuit

Current will only flow through a compon…

There is a potential difference across that component

Which of the following safety devices m…

In an electrical circuit, a voltage dif…

How would you draw two resistors in par…

How would you draw a series circuit

Fuse, Circuit breaker, Ground fault circuit interrupter

Supplies energy to make charges flow

side by side or one on top of the other (A and B)

both in a row

Which of the following safety devices m…

Fuse, Circuit breaker, Ground fault circuit interrupter

In an electrical circuit, a voltage dif…

Supplies energy to make charges flow