Electricity Unit 2 Chapter 11

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  1. Electric circuit
    a closed path along which electrons that are powered by an energy source can flow
  2. Voltaic cell
    a source of energy that generates an electrical current by chemical reactions involving two different metals or metal compounds separated by a solution that is a conductor
  3. Battery
    a connection of two or more cells
  4. Electrode
    • one of two metal terminals in a cell or battery
    • two must be made of different materials with different strength over electrons
  5. Electrolyte
    a solution or paste that conducts charge
  6. Dry cell
    a cell that contains an electrolyte that is a paste
  7. Wet cell
    a cell that contains a liquid electrolyte
  8. Primary cell
    a cell that can only be used once
  9. Secondary cell
    a cell that can be recharged
  10. Fuel cell
    a cell that generates electricity through the chemical reactions of fuel that is stored outside the cell
  11. Solar cell
    a cell that converts sunlight into electrical energy
  12. Terminal
  13. Switch
  14. Open circuit
  15. Electric current
  16. Coulomb (C)
    the quantity of charge that is equal to the charge of 6.25 x 1018 electrons
  17. Ampere (A)
  18. Electrical resistance
  19. Resistor
  20. Load
  21. Potential difference (voltage)
  22. Volt
  23. Circuit diagram
  24. Series circuit
  25. Parallel circuit
  26. Ohm’s law
  27. Ohm (Ω)
  28. Superconductor
  29. Non-ohmic
  30. Loads in Series
  31. Loads in Parallel
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Electricity Unit 2 Chapter 11
2015-10-18 18:36:42
electricity science Lauren White chapter11 unit2
Unit 2
Electric circuit Voltaic cell Battery Electrode Electrolyte Dry cell Wet cell Primary cell Secondary cell Fuel cell Solar cell Terminal Switch Open circuit Electric current Coulomb (C) Ampere (A) Electrical resistance Resistor Load Potential difference (voltage) Volt Circuit diagram Series circuit Parallel circuit Ohm’s law Ohm (Ω) Superconductor Non-ohmic Loads in Series Loads in Parallel
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