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Unformatted text preview: different RESISTIVITY ( ) Ω∙m = R1R2 ρ1 ρ2 Temperatur e Higher temperature=higher molecular motion=more resistance 16.6 Series circuit – the loads are connected one after another in a single path Parallel circuit – the loads are connected side by side Kirchhoff’s current law – the total amount of current into a junction point of a circuit equals the total current that flows out of the same junction Kirchhoff’s voltage law – the total of all electrical potential decreases in any complete circuit loop is equal to any potential increases in that circuit loop Law of Conservation of Electric Charge – electricity can be transferred from one source to another, it cannot be destroyed or created and the total electric charge remains the same in a closed system SERIES = + + VTotal V1 V2 V3 = = = IT I1 I2 I3 = + + RT R1 R2 R3 = ( ) RT N R PARALLEL = = = VT V1 V2 V3 = + + IT I1 I2 I3 = + + 1RT 1R1 1R2 1R3 = P IV = P V2R = P I2R...
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2010 for the course SCI 5421 taught by Professor Russel during the Spring '10 term at Morton College.
 Spring '10
 Russel
 Mole, Resistance, Energy

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