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Conceptual Physics Electricity
capacitance
capacitor
resistor
current
how a capacitor is rated
a device which stores charge
a device which slows down the flow of electrons
the rate of flow of electrons
capacitance
how a capacitor is rated
capacitor
a device which stores charge
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Conceptual Physics Electricity Copy
battery
capacitance
capacitor
charge
a device used in a circuit to promote the flow of electrons
how a capacitor is rated
a device which stores charge
an excess of electrons or protons
battery
a device used in a circuit to promote the flow of electrons
capacitance
how a capacitor is rated
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Conceptual Physics- Electricity
Properties of Charge
What is charge?
Conservation of charge
Anti-matter
1. Charge is conserved; net charge cannot be created or destr…
(Q)- The fundamental quantity that underlies all electrical p…
Whenever something is charged, no electrons are created or de…
Same particle with a different charge
Properties of Charge
1. Charge is conserved; net charge cannot be created or destr…
What is charge?
(Q)- The fundamental quantity that underlies all electrical p…
Conceptual Physics - Chapter 34 + 35 - Electrical Circuits
Ohm
Volt
Amp
Circuit
the unit of resistance
the unit of voltage
the unit of current
any path along which electrons can follow
Ohm
the unit of resistance
Volt
the unit of voltage
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Electricity and Magnetism-Conceptual Physics
Electricity
Electro-statics
Electrical force
Conservation of charges
a general term for electrical phenomena.
the study of electric charge at rest.
repulsive or attractive
electric charges is neither created nor destroyed. The total…
Electricity
a general term for electrical phenomena.
Electro-statics
the study of electric charge at rest.
Conceptual Physics - Chapter 34 - Electric Current
Big idea
Flow of charge
Potential difference
Electric current
electric current is related to the voltage that produces it a…
When the ends of an electric conductor are at different elect…
a difference of voltage between ends of a conductor.
the flow of electric charge measured in amperes; ... The symbol…
Big idea
electric current is related to the voltage that produces it a…
Flow of charge
When the ends of an electric conductor are at different elect…
Conceptual Physics - Chapter 33+34 - Electric Fields + Electric Current
Electric Field
Electric potential energy
Electric Potential
Volt
a force field that surrounds an electric charge or group of c…
energy a charge has due to its location in an electric field…
= electrical potential energy / charge... it is not the same as…
1 joule / coulomb... SI unit for electric potential
Electric Field
a force field that surrounds an electric charge or group of c…
Electric potential energy
energy a charge has due to its location in an electric field…
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Physics Conceptual for Electric Current Test
When a electric cell is connected to a…
One terminal of a car battery is said…
What happens when a lightbulb goes out?
If the resistance of a small immersion…
In a circuit the electrons flow from the negative to the posi…
The negative terminal is connected to the metal chasis or eng…
The metal filament breaks and the current can no longer pass…
P=V*V/ R. Power and resistance are inversely related. If resi…
When a electric cell is connected to a…
In a circuit the electrons flow from the negative to the posi…
One terminal of a car battery is said…
The negative terminal is connected to the metal chasis or eng…
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Conceptual Physics Ch 34 &35 Electric Current
closed circuit
open circuit
series circuit
parallel circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
Resistors and connected so that the current follows a single…
Resistors in the circuit form branches each of which is a sep…
closed circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
open circuit
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
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Conceptual Physics Ch 34 &35 Electric Current
closed circuit
open circuit
series circuit
parallel circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
Resistors and connected so that the current follows a single…
Resistors in the circuit form branches each of which is a sep…
closed circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
open circuit
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
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Conceptual Physics Ch 34 &35 Electric Current
closed circuit
open circuit
series circuit
parallel circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
Resistors and connected so that the current follows a single…
Resistors in the circuit form branches each of which is a sep…
closed circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
open circuit
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
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Conceptual Physics Ch 34 &35 Electric Current
closed circuit
open circuit
series circuit
parallel circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
Resistors and connected so that the current follows a single…
Resistors in the circuit form branches each of which is a sep…
closed circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
open circuit
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
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Conceptual Physics--Chapter 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current. Mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
9 terms
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current. Mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
Conceptual Physics - Chapter 34 - Electric Current
Big idea
Flow of charge
Potential difference
Electric current
electric current is related to the voltage that produces it a…
When the ends of an electric conductor are at different elect…
a difference of voltage between ends of a conductor.
the flow of electric charge measured in amperes; ... The symbol…
Big idea
electric current is related to the voltage that produces it a…
Flow of charge
When the ends of an electric conductor are at different elect…
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Conceptual Physics B: Static Electricity Terms
Electron Affinity
Triboelectric Series
Triboelectricity
Nucleus
The amount of "love" that a material has for electrons
Ordering of substances by the affinity of electrons
A type of electrical contact where materials become electrica…
The packed core of an atom consisting of positive charges
Electron Affinity
The amount of "love" that a material has for electrons
Triboelectric Series
Ordering of substances by the affinity of electrons
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
the flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current, mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
the flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
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Conceptual Physics Ch 34 &35 Electric Current
Closed circuit
Open circuit
Series circuit
Parallel circuit
A complete loop around which current flows.
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow.
Resistors are connected so that the current follows a single…
Resistors in the circuit form branches each of which is a sep…
Closed circuit
A complete loop around which current flows.
Open circuit
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow.
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Conceptual Physics--Chapter 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current. Mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
9 terms
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current. Mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
9 terms
Conceptual Physics - Ch 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current. Mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
9 terms
conceptual physics chapter 23: electric current
potential difference
electric current
electrical resistance
direct current
when ends of a conductor have different electric potentials
flow of electric charge, measured in amperes
how readily a conductor offers charge flow
flow of charge goes in one direction
potential difference
when ends of a conductor have different electric potentials
electric current
flow of electric charge, measured in amperes
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Conceptual Physics Ch 34 &35 Electric Current
closed circuit
open circuit
series circuit
parallel circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
Resistors and connected so that the current follows a single…
Resistors in the circuit form branches each of which is a sep…
closed circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
open circuit
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 34 Electric Current
Charge will move in a conductor when t…
The unit of electric current is the am…
Most of the electricity we buy through…
When you turn on a light, electrons mo…
True
True
False
False
Charge will move in a conductor when t…
True
The unit of electric current is the am…
True
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 35 Electric Circuits
Light bulbs connected in series, all c…
In a series circuit, the total voltage…
In a parallel circuit, current in each…
When resistors are arranged in paralle…
True
True
False
True
Light bulbs connected in series, all c…
True
In a series circuit, the total voltage…
True
Conceptual Physics Ch 34 &35 Electric Current
closed circuit
open circuit
series circuit
parallel circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
Resistors and connected so that the current follows a single…
Resistors in the circuit form branches each of which is a sep…
closed circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
open circuit
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
12 terms
Chapter 34: Electric Current - Conceptual Physics
potential difference
electric current
conduction electrons
amperes
charge flows between ends of a conductor when there is this,…
simply the flow of electric charge
the electrons that carry the charge through the circuit becau…
what electric current is measured in, 1 coulomb of charge per…
potential difference
charge flows between ends of a conductor when there is this,…
electric current
simply the flow of electric charge
34 terms
Conceptual Physics Chapter 23- Electric Current
A coulomb of charge that passes throug…
Which statement is correct?... A. Charge…
Electrons move in an electrical circui…
Heat a copper wire and its electric re…
A
A
C
C
A coulomb of charge that passes throug…
A
Which statement is correct?... A. Charge…
A
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Conceptual Physics--Chapter 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current. Mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
22 terms
conceptual physics: chapter 23- electric current
current
resistance
what are the two types of currents?
AC
moving charges
measures the opposition of the component of the flow of charg…
AC and DC
alternating current moves back and forth
current
moving charges
resistance
measures the opposition of the component of the flow of charg…
15 terms
Conceptual Physics Chapter 33 Electric Fields and Potential
When a charge is placed in an electric…
The direction of lines of force shows…
Even though a car may be struck by lig…
The energy a charge possesses by virtu…
True
False
True
True
When a charge is placed in an electric…
True
The direction of lines of force shows…
False
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Conceptual Physical Science - Chapter 8 - Static and Current Electricity
Alternating Current (ac)
Ampere
Conductor
Coulomb
Electric current that repeatedly reverses its direction; the…
The unit of electric current; the rate of flow of 1 coulomb o…
Any material having free charged particles that easily flow t…
The SI unit of electric charge. 1 Coulomb (symbol C) is equal…
Alternating Current (ac)
Electric current that repeatedly reverses its direction; the…
Ampere
The unit of electric current; the rate of flow of 1 coulomb o…
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Conceptual Physics - Chapter 33+34 - Electric Fields + Electric Current
Electric Field
Electric potential energy
Electric Potential
Volt
a force field that surrounds an electric charge or group of c…
energy a charge has due to its location in an electric field…
= electrical potential energy / charge... it is not the same as…
1 joule / coulomb... SI unit for electric potential
Electric Field
a force field that surrounds an electric charge or group of c…
Electric potential energy
energy a charge has due to its location in an electric field…
34 terms
Conceptual Physics Chapter 23- Electric Current
A coulomb of charge that passes throug…
Which statement is correct?... A. Charge…
Electrons move in an electrical circui…
Heat a copper wire and its electric re…
A
A
C
C
A coulomb of charge that passes throug…
A
Which statement is correct?... A. Charge…
A
9 terms
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current. Mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
26 terms
Conceptual Physics--Chapter 23: Electric Current
Potential difference
Electric current
Electrical resistance
Ohm's law
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
The property of a material that resists electric current. Mea…
The statement that the current in a circuit varies in direct…
Potential difference
The difference in electric potential between two points, meas…
Electric current
The flow of electric charge that transports energy from one p…
23 terms
Electric charge and field study guide for Conceptual Physics
Coulomb
Coulomb's Laws
Conservation of Charge
Charge
The S-I units of charge.
The force between on any 2 charges depends on the magnitude o…
No charge shall be created nor destroyed but is simply transf…
The Electrical property to which repulsions and attractions h…
Coulomb
The S-I units of charge.
Coulomb's Laws
The force between on any 2 charges depends on the magnitude o…
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Conceptual Physics
Motion
Speed
Velocity
Instantaneous Speed
Motion is relative to some frame of reference.
Speed is measure of how fast something is moving.
Velocity is speed in a given direction.
The speed at any instant is the instantaneous speed.
Motion
Motion is relative to some frame of reference.
Speed
Speed is measure of how fast something is moving.
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Electrostatics Conceptual Physics
Electrostatics
Coulomb's Law
conductor
insulator
the branch of physics that deals with static electricity
electric force between charged objects depends on the distanc…
a device that allows electrons (electricity) to flow through…
a substance that does not allow electricity to flow through it.
Electrostatics
the branch of physics that deals with static electricity
Coulomb's Law
electric force between charged objects depends on the distanc…
10 terms
Physics 2: Ch.15 Electric Forces and Electric Fields Conceptual questions
Explain from an atomic viewpoint why c…
If a suspended object A is attracted t…
Consider point A in Figure CQ15.8 loca…
Consider point A in Figure CQ15.8 loca…
Electrons are more mobile than protons and are more easily fr…
No. Object A might have a charge opposite in sign to that of…
Yes. The positive charges create electric fields that extend…
No, because there are no field lines emanating from or conver…
Explain from an atomic viewpoint why c…
Electrons are more mobile than protons and are more easily fr…
If a suspended object A is attracted t…
No. Object A might have a charge opposite in sign to that of…
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Conceptual Physics 2D Kinematics
vertical
horizontal
accelerator
constant velocity
Running straight up and down; upright, y axis
Going straight across from side to side, x axis
something that changes the velocity of motion
velocity that is not changing, zero acceleration
vertical
Running straight up and down; upright, y axis
horizontal
Going straight across from side to side, x axis
85 terms
Conceptual Physics Ch 5
Newton's third law of motion
Vector quantity
Scalar quantity
Vector
Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the se…
A quantity that has both magnitude and direction. Examples ar…
A quantity that has magnitude but not direction. Examples are…
An arrow drawn to scale used to represent a vector quantity.
Newton's third law of motion
Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the se…
Vector quantity
A quantity that has both magnitude and direction. Examples ar…
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Combo with "Conceptual Physics Electricity Copy" and 1 other
battery
capacitance
capacitor
charge
a device used in a circuit to promote the flow of electrons
how a capacitor is rated
a device which stores charge
an excess of electrons or protons
battery
a device used in a circuit to promote the flow of electrons
capacitance
how a capacitor is rated
17 terms
Conceptual Physics
The most basic of sciences
the metric term for distance
the scientific method
theory
physics
meter
1) question/ purpose/ issue... 2) form a hypothesis... 3) make and…
a large body of similar hypotheses that agree and are well te…
The most basic of sciences
physics
the metric term for distance
meter
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Conceptual Physics
The rate at which distance is covered…
The rate at which velocity changes wit…
The length of a vector represents its
The amount of matter in an object is n…
speed
acceleration
Magnitude
weight
The rate at which distance is covered…
speed
The rate at which velocity changes wit…
acceleration
Conceptual Physics - Chapter 32 - Electrostatics
Electric Forces
Charge
Columb
Atom
a force of attraction or repulsion determined by electrical c…
the fundamental property to which the mutual attractions or r…
SI unit of charge, abbreviated C; 1 C = 6.24 billion billion…
the smallest unit of a chemical element consisting of a colle…
Electric Forces
a force of attraction or repulsion determined by electrical c…
Charge
the fundamental property to which the mutual attractions or r…
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conceptual physics
The building blocks of matter
Every simple, complex, living, or nonl…
Which element is the most abundant ele…
Which element is the lightest element…
atoms (proton,neutron and electrons)
100 elements
hydrogen
hydrogen
The building blocks of matter
atoms (proton,neutron and electrons)
Every simple, complex, living, or nonl…
100 elements
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Conceptual Physics Circuits
closed circuit
open circuit
series circuit
parallel circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
Resistors are connected so that the current follows a single…
Resistors in the circuit form branches each of which is a sep…
closed circuit
A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a…
open circuit
An incomplete circuit through which electricity will not flow…
85 terms
Conceptual Physics
The newton is a unit of a. force b. ma…
If an object's mass is decreasing whil…
Two billiard balls having the same mas…
An object is propelled along a straigh…
a. force
c. increases.
a. 0
c. twice as much.
The newton is a unit of a. force b. ma…
a. force
If an object's mass is decreasing whil…
c. increases.
conceptual Physics
E... All of the above
C... A synthesis of a large collection…
A... An educated guess whereas a theory h…
A... Larger than the resistance of any in…
Physics is the most basic science because... a. the foundation…
A theory is... a. close agreement by competent observers of obse…
The difference between a hypothesis and a theory is that a hy…
When resistors are put in series next to each other, their ov…
E... All of the above
Physics is the most basic science because... a. the foundation…
C... A synthesis of a large collection…
A theory is... a. close agreement by competent observers of obse…
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