BASIC CONCEPTS OF ELECTRICITY

Chapter 1 BASIC CONCEPTS OF ELECTRICITY

Lessons In Electric Circuits Volume I – DC Book
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Lessons In Electric Circuits Volume I – DC Book

  • Chapter 1BASIC CONCEPTS OFELECTRICITYContents 11,1.1 11,Static 11,electricity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 18,1.2 18,Conductors, 18,insulators, 18,and 18,electron 18,flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 22,1.3 22,Electric 22,circuits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 24,1.4 24,Voltage 24,and 24,current . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 33,1.5 33,Resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 38,1.6 38,Voltage 38,and 38,current 38,in 38,a 38,practical 38,circuit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 39,1.7 39,Conventional 39,versus 39,electron 39,flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 43,1.8 43,Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331.1Static electricityIt was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would mysteriously attract oneanother after being rubbed together. For example: after rubbing a piece of silk against a pieceof glass, the silk and glass would tend to stick together. Indeed, there was an attractive forcethat could be demonstrated even when the two materials were separated:1