Energy transfer in the circuit as the charge moves

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Unformatted text preview: is grounded and its poten9al is taken to be zero. •  As the charge moves through the ba7ery from A to B, the poten9al energy of the system increases by ΔQΔV. –  The chemical energy of the ba7ery decreases by the same amount. Energy Transfer in the Circuit •  As the charge moves through the resistor, from C to D, it loses energy in collisions with the atoms of the resistor. •  The energy is transferred to internal energy. •  When the charge returns to A, the net result is that some chemical energy of the ba7ery has been delivered to the resistor and caused its temperature to rise. Electrical Energy and Power •  The r...
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