electric circuit symbols

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    Cell - pushes electrons around a circuit. A battery contains two or more cells.
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    Switch
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    Bulb
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    Diode - allows current in one direction only
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    Light Emitting Diode - LED - emits light when current passes through it
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    Ammeter - measure electric current
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    Fixed Resistor - limits the current in a circuit
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    Variable Resistor - allows the current to be varied
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    Fuse - designed to melt and break the circuit if the current through it is greater than a certain amount
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    Heater - transfers electrical energy as heat energy to the surroundings
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    Voltmeter - measures potential difference
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    Thermistor - resistance greatly reduced by heating
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    Light Dependent Resistor - with brighter light the resistance decreases
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electric circuit symbols
Updated:
2015-05-15 10:37:16
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circuit symbols
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physics gcse circuit symbols
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