Week5 (dragged) 62 - Chemical action pumps electrons from...

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September 07, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 25 20 In this circuit, electrons flow around the circuit counterclockwise. (The conventionally defined current is clockwise; remember, electrons are negative charges.) The electrons can’t disappear so the DC current requires a whole loop!
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Unformatted text preview: Chemical action pumps electrons from the positive terminal (+) to the negative terminal (-) in the battery. The emf (electromotive force, or electric field) pushes electrons around the wire from (-) to (+). + Circuits lightbulb 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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