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AS Physics - Basic electricity
Q = n e
Q=It
V=E/Q
1 Volt
Amount of Charge ( in terms of electrons)
Amount of Charge (current)
P.D or Voltage (in terms of energy)
is 1 joule per Coulomb
Q = n e
Amount of Charge ( in terms of electrons)
Q=It
Amount of Charge (current)
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Physical Science: Basics of Electricity
what is electricity?
when and what did the Greeks do?
what did they found out?
Ben Franklin
involves movement of electrons, is invisible, provides light,…
2500 years ago, Greeks rubbed amber with other materials
they found out the process would attract feathers and other l…
opposite charges attract and like charges repel
what is electricity?
involves movement of electrons, is invisible, provides light,…
when and what did the Greeks do?
2500 years ago, Greeks rubbed amber with other materials
19 terms
Electricity - basic
Atom
Proton
Neutron
Electron
tiny particle from which all matter is made
positve piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Neutral piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Negative part of an atom traveling around the nucleus
Atom
tiny particle from which all matter is made
Proton
positve piece of an atom found in the nucleus
38 terms
Basic electricity
Basic electricity
Free electron
Basic electronic principles
Semiconductors
Metals typically have many free electrons, and are good condu…
Summary... For electric current to flow, the electrons need a c…
An n type semiconductor has an excess of electrons. N for neg…
Semiconductors are widely useful because their conductivity c…
Basic electricity
Metals typically have many free electrons, and are good condu…
Free electron
Summary... For electric current to flow, the electrons need a c…
11 terms
Y10 and Y12 Physics - Electricity basics
Circuit
Charge
Voltage
Current
A complete conducting pathway containing an energy source, an…
Describes particles (electrons, protons) which move or accumu…
Describes the energy (or "push") that charge possesses. Measu…
Describes the flow of charge. Measured in amperes.... 1 ampere =…
Circuit
A complete conducting pathway containing an energy source, an…
Charge
Describes particles (electrons, protons) which move or accumu…
38 terms
Basic electricity
Basic electricity
Free electron
Basic electronic principles
Semiconductors
Metals typically have many free electrons, and are good condu…
Summary... For electric current to flow, the electrons need a c…
An n type semiconductor has an excess of electrons. N for neg…
Semiconductors are widely useful because their conductivity c…
Basic electricity
Metals typically have many free electrons, and are good condu…
Free electron
Summary... For electric current to flow, the electrons need a c…
23 terms
Electricity Basics
static electricity
electric current
current electricity
conductor
the buildup of charges on an object
the flow of electrons
a kind of kinetic energy that flows as an electric current
a material that carries electricity well
static electricity
the buildup of charges on an object
electric current
the flow of electrons
12 terms
Basic electricity
electric charge
electron
proton
ion
An electrical property of matter that creates a force between…
negatively charged particle that is located outside the atomi…
positively charged particle of an atom
atom that has a positive or negative charge
electric charge
An electrical property of matter that creates a force between…
electron
negatively charged particle that is located outside the atomi…
11 terms
Electricity- basic emergency flash cards (help) (PHYSICS)
POWER EQUATION
ENERGY TRANSFERRED EQUATION
EQUATION LINKING VOLTAGE, RESISTANCE A…
MAINS ELECTRICITY
power = current × voltage P = I × V
energy transferred = current × voltage × time E = I × V × t
voltage = current × resistance V = I × R
ALTERNATING CURRENT
POWER EQUATION
power = current × voltage P = I × V
ENERGY TRANSFERRED EQUATION
energy transferred = current × voltage × time E = I × V × t
19 terms
Physics (Electricity)
ammeter
amp, ampere
battery
conductor
a meter for measuring electric current
the SI unit of electric current
two or more electrical cells connected together in series
allows an electric current to pass through
ammeter
a meter for measuring electric current
amp, ampere
the SI unit of electric current
20 terms
Basic Electricity
Atom
Circuit
Closed Circuit
Conductor
basic building blocks of matter
a continuous path of conductor so that electricity can flow f…
a circuit with a complete path that allows electricity to flo…
a material through which electricity (electric current) can f…
Atom
basic building blocks of matter
Circuit
a continuous path of conductor so that electricity can flow f…
35 terms
Basic Electricity
Power
Electric Fields
Electromagnetic Fields
Magnetic Field
The rate at which work is performed
They surround anything with an electric charge
Radiating waves of magnetic energy in all directions
Created by the flow of electric currents through an object
Power
The rate at which work is performed
Electric Fields
They surround anything with an electric charge
19 terms
Electricity - basic
Atom
Proton
Neutron
Electron
tiny particle from which all matter is made
positve piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Neutral piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Negative part of an atom traveling around the nucleus
Atom
tiny particle from which all matter is made
Proton
positve piece of an atom found in the nucleus
12 terms
Basic Electricity
Electron
Proton
Neitron
Conductor
is a very light atomic particle which has a negative charge
is a particle that is much heavier than an electron approxima…
is a particle that is about the same weight as a proton but h…
is a materials that electrons can flow easily within.
Electron
is a very light atomic particle which has a negative charge
Proton
is a particle that is much heavier than an electron approxima…
8 terms
Basic Electricity
Electricity
Battery
Circuit
Amps
The movement of electrons.
stores charged up electrons
the path an electric current flows through
Unit in which current is measured
Electricity
The movement of electrons.
Battery
stores charged up electrons
29 terms
Basic Electricity
What is Electricity?
What kind of charge does an Electron h…
What kind of charge does a Proton have?
What kind of charge does a Neutron have
movement of electrons
negative
positive
none
What is Electricity?
movement of electrons
What kind of charge does an Electron h…
negative
20 terms
Basic Electricity
What are the smallest particles in an…
What is the charge of a proton?
What is the charge of a neutron?
What is the charge of an electron?
Proton, neutron and electron
Postive
Neutral
Negative
What are the smallest particles in an…
Proton, neutron and electron
What is the charge of a proton?
Postive
34 terms
Electricity Basics
electric current
chemical energy
ampere
amps (A)
flow of charge; a measure of the amount of negative charge th…
energy stored in the bonds of molecules
the SI unit for flow of charge
abbreviation for amperes
electric current
flow of charge; a measure of the amount of negative charge th…
chemical energy
energy stored in the bonds of molecules
15 terms
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
36 terms
Physics - Electricity
Charge =
Resistance =
Energy =
Power =
current x time
Voltage / Current
Power x Time
Voltage x current
Charge =
current x time
Resistance =
Voltage / Current
22 terms
Physics - Electricity.
Voltage
Current
Resistance
Ohm's Law
The difference in electrical charge between two points in a c…
A flow of electricity through a conductor. It is measured in…
A material's opposition to the flow of electric current; meas…
V = I x R
Voltage
The difference in electrical charge between two points in a c…
Current
A flow of electricity through a conductor. It is measured in…
Physics: electricity
the flow of the charge through a wire
charge ÷ time
I=Q ÷ t
Rt = R1 + R2 + R3
current
current word equation =
current equation =
total resistance (series)
the flow of the charge through a wire
current
charge ÷ time
current word equation =
13 terms
Electricity Basics
Electricity
strong hold
Semi-conductor
Electrons
What is energy produced by the flow of electrons through a ma…
An insulator has high electronegativity and a ___________ on…
What type of material has 4 valence electrons?
When electric current flows, is it the protons, neutrons, or…
Electricity
What is energy produced by the flow of electrons through a ma…
strong hold
An insulator has high electronegativity and a ___________ on…
21 terms
Electricity basics
Conductor
Electricity
Nonconductor
Ammeter
A material with freely moving electrons.
The presence or flow of electric charge.
An object that does not have freely moving electrons and so d…
An instrument, or measuring device, that measures electric cu…
Conductor
A material with freely moving electrons.
Electricity
The presence or flow of electric charge.
38 terms
Physics:Electricity
Current
Voltage
Potential Different
Resistance
The rate of the flow of charge
The amount of energy carried by each coulomb of charge
Voltage (worked out like voltage)
How difficult it is for electrons to pass through the compone…
Current
The rate of the flow of charge
Voltage
The amount of energy carried by each coulomb of charge
61 terms
Physics - Electricity
static electricity
neutral objects
proton
electron
unmoving energy associated with difference in electrical charge
objects with the same amount of positive(+) and negative(-) c…
POSITIVE charge (+)
NEGATIVE charge (-)
static electricity
unmoving energy associated with difference in electrical charge
neutral objects
objects with the same amount of positive(+) and negative(-) c…
30 terms
Basics of Electricity
Chromophore
photothermolysis
phototherapy
Infrared light
What general term refers to a color component within the skin…
All lasers work by selective _____, a process that turns the…
Light therapy is known as _____.
What part of the electromagnetic spectrum has rays that penet…
Chromophore
What general term refers to a color component within the skin…
photothermolysis
All lasers work by selective _____, a process that turns the…
22 terms
Physics - Electricity
Coulomb's law
center of charge
field
Force on a charge equation
F = kq1q2/r^2
point from which the charge generated by a system can be cons…
type of distortion or condition in space that creates a force…
F = qE
Coulomb's law
F = kq1q2/r^2
center of charge
point from which the charge generated by a system can be cons…
Physics Electricity
Power
Energy
Charge
Voltage
Current x Voltage
Power x Time
Current x Time
Current x Resistance
Power
Current x Voltage
Energy
Power x Time
24 terms
Higher Physics Electricity - Electric Fields
What is an electric field?
What happens to an electric charge in…
What causes a force on an electric cha…
What direction does the force on an el…
The area around an electric charge
The electric charge experiences a force
An electric field?
The direction of the force is the direction a free positive t…
What is an electric field?
The area around an electric charge
What happens to an electric charge in…
The electric charge experiences a force
61 terms
Physics - Electricity
static electricity
neutral objects
proton
electron
unmoving energy associated with difference in electrical charge
objects with the same amount of positive(+) and negative(-) c…
POSITIVE charge (+)
NEGATIVE charge (-)
static electricity
unmoving energy associated with difference in electrical charge
neutral objects
objects with the same amount of positive(+) and negative(-) c…
85 terms
Physics : Electricity
Total charge equals
Metal sphere A has a charge of -Q. An…
weight =
A static charge in a field can possess…
number of electrons x charge of electron
F
mg (it is a force)
position
Total charge equals
number of electrons x charge of electron
Metal sphere A has a charge of -Q. An…
F
14 terms
Electricity basics
Electricity
static electricity
discharge
Lightning
the result of electrical charges.
the buildup of electrical charges on an object.
the sudden movement of electric charges from one object to an…
the discharge of static electricity during a storm.
Electricity
the result of electrical charges.
static electricity
the buildup of electrical charges on an object.
10 terms
Basic Electricity
Voltmeter
Lineman's pliers
Alternating Current
Direct Current
Measures electricity
Insulted handles
Found in homes
Found in batteries
Voltmeter
Measures electricity
Lineman's pliers
Insulted handles
21 terms
Electricity-Physics
positive charge
negative charge
neutral charge
Coulomb
charge carried by protons; overall charge when an object has…
charge carried by electrons; overall charge when an object ha…
condition when the number of positive and negative charges wi…
SI unit for charge; ... 6.25 x 10^24 electrons
positive charge
charge carried by protons; overall charge when an object has…
negative charge
charge carried by electrons; overall charge when an object ha…
23 terms
Basic Electricity
Alternating Current
Direct Current
Electromotive Force
Volts
AC
DC
EMF
Electromotive Force is measured in _________________.
Alternating Current
AC
Direct Current
DC
34 terms
Basics of Electricity
A form of energy that when in motion,…
The flow of electricity along a conduc…
Any material that easily conducts elec…
Also known nonconductor, is a substanc…
Electricity
Electric Current
Conductor
Insulators
A form of energy that when in motion,…
Electricity
The flow of electricity along a conduc…
Electric Current
34 terms
Electricity Basics
electric current
chemical energy
ampere
amps (A)
flow of charge; a measure of the amount of negative charge th…
energy stored in the bonds of molecules
the SI unit for flow of charge
abbreviation for amperes
electric current
flow of charge; a measure of the amount of negative charge th…
chemical energy
energy stored in the bonds of molecules
20 terms
Physics - Electricity & Electrical Energy
Electric charge
Subatomic particles
Coulomb's Law
Conductors and Insulators
A property that causes subatomic particles such as protons an…
Protons, neutrons, electrons
For charged objects, the force between the charges varies dir…
Electrons move easily in good conductors and poorly in good i…
Electric charge
A property that causes subatomic particles such as protons an…
Subatomic particles
Protons, neutrons, electrons
37 terms
Physics - Electricity
Charge =
Resistance =
Energy =
Power =
current x time
PD (voltage) x current
power x time
PD (voltage) x current
Charge =
current x time
Resistance =
PD (voltage) x current
120 terms
Basic Electricity
Coulomb
Electricity
Atom
Proton
Unit of charge equal to 6.28 billion billion electrons (6.28…
Force caused by electrons moving from one atom to another
Smallest unit of matter
Positive charge subatomic particle
Coulomb
Unit of charge equal to 6.28 billion billion electrons (6.28…
Electricity
Force caused by electrons moving from one atom to another
27 terms
physics electricity
charge units
current units
energy units
voltage (potential difference) units
coulombs C
ampere, amp A
joules J
volts V
charge units
coulombs C
current units
ampere, amp A
42 terms
chapter 13 basic of electricity
define electric current
conductor
non - conductor
active electrode
Flow of electricity along a conductor.
A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it.
Unable to conduct electricity (non-metals)
...
define electric current
Flow of electricity along a conductor.
conductor
A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it.
Basics of electricity
light bulb
dry cells
battery holder
connecting wires
...
light bulb
dry cells
...
8 terms
Physics - electricity
What is the SI unit of charge?
What is the law of conservation of cha…
What is the equation for current?
What is the unit for charge?... What SI u…
a Coulomb
The net charge of an isolated system remains constant.
the change in charge divided by change in time.
UNIT : Ampere (Cs-1)... Coulombs per second
What is the SI unit of charge?
a Coulomb
What is the law of conservation of cha…
The net charge of an isolated system remains constant.
34 terms
Basic Electricity
What is Electricity?
What does E defined?
What does I defined?
What does R defined?
Flow of electrons
Volt " Electrons"
Current "AMP"
Resistance "Conductors"
What is Electricity?
Flow of electrons
What does E defined?
Volt " Electrons"
Basic Electricity
The working voltage of a capacitor in…
The term that describes the combined r…
What is the opposition to the flow of…
Electrostatic fields are also known as
at least 50 percent greater than the highest applied voltage
Impedence
Inductive Reactance
Dielectric fields
The working voltage of a capacitor in…
at least 50 percent greater than the highest applied voltage
The term that describes the combined r…
Impedence
18 terms
Physics-electricity
which way does current flow around a c…
What is an ammeter used to measure?
Which way do electrons move?
Current rules
+ve to -ve
current in a circuit
-ve to +ve
All parts of the circuit receive the same current... The same am…
which way does current flow around a c…
+ve to -ve
What is an ammeter used to measure?
current in a circuit
30 terms
Basic Electricity
Electricity
Atom
Electrons
Protons
The movement of electrons from one point to another, which pr…
The basis of all matter, made up of electrons, protons and a…
Negatively charged
Positively charged
Electricity
The movement of electrons from one point to another, which pr…
Atom
The basis of all matter, made up of electrons, protons and a…
14 terms
Basic electricity
Matter
Liquid, solid, gas
Atom
Nucleus
Is anything that has mass and occupies space
Matters many forms?
Is the smallest particle an element can be reduced to and sti…
The center of an atom?
Matter
Is anything that has mass and occupies space
Liquid, solid, gas
Matters many forms?
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