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September 07, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 25 16 The Ampere ! The unit of current is coulombs per second, which has been given the unit ampere, named after French physicist André-Marie Ampère, (1775-1836) ! The ampere is abbreviated as A and is defined by
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Unformatted text preview: ! Some typical currents are Flashlight - 1 A The starter motor in a car - 200 A iPod - 50 mA Lightning strike (for a very short time) 100,000 A Thursday, September 23, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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