# Study sets matching "electric circuits power safety"

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When more branches are added to a PARAL…

The path of current in a circuit is com…

Batteries and power plants are examples…

Resistance in a circuit is equal to vol…

Resistance DECREASES

Conducting wires.

Energy SOURCES

Current

When more branches are added to a PARAL…

Resistance DECREASES

The path of current in a circuit is com…

Conducting wires.

Voltage source

Voltage

insulator

charges that flow continuously from one…

a device that creates voltage in an electric circuit (batterie…

the difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

a material through which charges cannot flow easily (rubber, p…

what you need to produce an electric current

Voltage source

a device that creates voltage in an electric circuit (batterie…

Voltage

the difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

series circuit

series

parallel

a solenoid

This is the type circuit that only has one path for the electr…

Between the two major types of circuits, this is the one that…

The major disadvantages of this type of circuit is that they a…

A current carrying coil of wire is called this.

series circuit

This is the type circuit that only has one path for the electr…

series

Between the two major types of circuits, this is the one that…

Ohm found that current, voltage and res…

current x resistance

All electric circuits have devices that…

conserved

What is Ohm's law?

What is the formula to find voltage?

What are the 3 parts of all electrical circuits?

Energy is always _____________ in a circuit. It does not get u…

Ohm found that current, voltage and res…

What is Ohm's law?

current x resistance

What is the formula to find voltage?

in series

configuration

in parallel

kinetic

the way of connecting components "end to end", so that the cur…

arrangement of the part

components connected so that each receives the full voltage at…

moving

in series

the way of connecting components "end to end", so that the cur…

configuration

arrangement of the part

Electric force

Electric field

Static electricity

Conservation of charge

The attraction or repulsion between electric charges.

Extends around a charged object.

The buildup of charges on an object.

Charges are neither created nor destroyed.

Electric force

The attraction or repulsion between electric charges.

Electric field

Extends around a charged object.

voltage

resistance x current

voltage/current

voltage/resistance

(v) the different between electrical potential energy between…

voltage formula

resistance formula

current formula

voltage

(v) the different between electrical potential energy between…

resistance x current

voltage formula

F

Serie and parallel circuits

across the resistor

placed where the charges go through the…

T or F: the voltmeter and ammeter can be places anywhere in th…

basic ways to wire a circuit

to measure with voltmeter

to measure with ammeter

F

T or F: the voltmeter and ammeter can be places anywhere in th…

Serie and parallel circuits

basic ways to wire a circuit

Voltage source

Voltage

insulator

charges that flow continuously from one…

a device that creates voltage in an electric circuit (batterie…

the difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

a material through which charges cannot flow easily (rubber, p…

what you need to produce an electric current

Voltage source

a device that creates voltage in an electric circuit (batterie…

Voltage

the difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

Georg Ohm

Ohm's law

Ohm's law equation

voltage is measured in _____, resistanc…

performed experiments in the 1800s that demonstrated how curre…

says that the resistance is equal to the voltage divided by th…

R = V/I

volts, ohms, amps

Georg Ohm

performed experiments in the 1800s that demonstrated how curre…

Ohm's law

says that the resistance is equal to the voltage divided by th…

Power

Short circuit

Third prong

Grounded

The rate at which energy is transformed from one form to anoth…

A connection that allows current to take the path of least res…

The round prong of a plug that connects any metal pieces in an…

Allowing charges to flow directly from the circuit into the bu…

Power

The rate at which energy is transformed from one form to anoth…

Short circuit

A connection that allows current to take the path of least res…

Voltage source

Voltage

insulator

charges that flow continuously from one…

a device that creates voltage in an electric circuit (batterie…

the difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

a material through which charges cannot flow easily (rubber, p…

what you need to produce an electric current

Voltage source

a device that creates voltage in an electric circuit (batterie…

Voltage

the difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

Ohm's law

Series Circuit

Ammeter

Parallel Circuit

The law that states that resistance is equal to voltage divide…

An electric circuit with a single path.

A device used to measure current in a circuit.

An electric circuit with multiple paths.

Ohm's law

The law that states that resistance is equal to voltage divide…

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path.

Voltage source

Voltage

insulator

charges that flow continuously from one…

a device that creates voltage in an electric circuit (batterie…

the difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

a material through which charges cannot flow easily (rubber, p…

what you need to produce an electric current

Voltage source

a device that creates voltage in an electric circuit (batterie…

Voltage

the difference in electrical potential energy between two plac…

Power = (Current)(Voltage)

Energy = (Power)(Time)

Series Circuit

Voltmeter

Equation to calculate power

Equation to calculate the total amount of energy used by an ap…

In a(n) __________, all parts are connected one after another…

A(n) ___________ is a device used to measure voltage.

Power = (Current)(Voltage)

Equation to calculate power

Energy = (Power)(Time)

Equation to calculate the total amount of energy used by an ap…

What are the three expressions for elec…

1 kw x h is how many joules?

What is the connection between power, e…

What is the definition of the total res…

1. Power = IV... 2. P = V^2 / R... 3. P = I^2 R

3.6x 10^6 Joules

Power is the energy for a certain amount of time (J/s)

The resistors are in a series, therefore the resistors all add…

What are the three expressions for elec…

1. Power = IV... 2. P = V^2 / R... 3. P = I^2 R

1 kw x h is how many joules?

3.6x 10^6 Joules

series circuit

series

parallel

a solenoid

This is the type circuit that only has one path for the electr…

Between the two major types of circuits, this is the one that…

The major disadvantages of this type of circuit is that they a…

A current carrying coil of wire is called this.

series circuit

This is the type circuit that only has one path for the electr…

series

Between the two major types of circuits, this is the one that…

118. Circuit

119. Open Circuit

120. Closed Circuit

121. 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…

118. Circuit

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

119. Open Circuit

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

Series circuit

Parallel circuit

Short circuit

Circuit Breakers

An electrical circuit or portion of a circuit with a single cu…

An electrical circuit or portion of a circuit with multiple cu…

A location in a electrical circuit where the majority of the c…

An overcurrent protectice device that opens a switch when circ…

Series circuit

An electrical circuit or portion of a circuit with a single cu…

Parallel circuit

An electrical circuit or portion of a circuit with multiple cu…

Ohm's Law

Series Circuit

Ammeter

Parallel Circuit

the law that states that resistance is equal to voltage divide…

An electric circuit with a single path.

A device used to measure current in a circuit.

An electric circuit with multiple paths.

Ohm's Law

the law that states that resistance is equal to voltage divide…

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path.

What are the two categories that electr…

Give some examples of power circuits.

Know what the sound symbol looks like

What does the ground symbol indicate?

Power Circuits... Load Circuits

Include Battery... Ground Power... Generator and Alternator... Distribu…

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The ground symbol indicates that the electrical component is c…

What are the two categories that electr…

Power Circuits... Load Circuits

Give some examples of power circuits.

Include Battery... Ground Power... Generator and Alternator... Distribu…

Electrical systems are divided into wha…

What do power circuits include?

What is the primary function of a circu…

What are two characteristics of Circuit…

Power & Load Circuits

Battery, Ground power, Generator and Alternator and distributi…

To protect the wiring in the circuit

- They must be the 'trip free' type... - Require a manual operati…

Electrical systems are divided into wha…

Power & Load Circuits

What do power circuits include?

Battery, Ground power, Generator and Alternator and distributi…