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Understanding electricity

Gary Gibson

Understanding electricity

by Gary Gibson

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Published by Stargazer Books in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electricity -- Juvenile literature,
  • Electricity -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGary Gibson.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesFun science projects
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC527.2 .G522 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18743205M
    ISBN 109781596041943
    LC Control Number2008016401

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With Basic Electricity, Second Edition, you can teach yourself all about electricity—for everyday understanding or as a basis for further study. This easy-to-use guide takes you through the basics of electricity and familiarizes you with the workings of voltage, current, resistance, power, and other circuit values in direct-current and /5(18).

But, what is electricity really. Let’s start with three very basic concepts of electricity: namely, electric charge, electric current, and electric circuit. Electric charge refers to a fundamental property of matter that even physicists don’t totally understand.

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People depend on electricity constantly, and when the power goes out in a storm or there's a tripped breaker or another problem in an electrical circuit, understanding the basic components of an electrical system can help you get things running again.

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I give this book 5/5. Throughout the book, real-life case studies illustrate the fundamental aspects so as to further an understanding of how to control and apply static electricity and thus reduce material damages as well as increase occupational safety.

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The Understanding Physics Series authored by Mr. D.C. Pandey and published by Arihant has proven itself to be one of the excellent physics series for JEE Physics preparation in the previous years. There are five volumes in the series: Mechanics Part 1, Mechanics Part 2, Waves and Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics and Modern.

Humans have an intimate relationship with electricity, to the point that it's virtually impossible to separate your life from it. Sure, you can flee from the world of crisscrossing power lines and live your life completely off the grid, but even at the loneliest corners of the world, electricity exists.

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Phone:Fax:1 Classroom/Lab Work Steam Turbine Electrical GenerationFile Size: 9MB. Understanding Electricity. Basic Electrical Definitions. Electricity is the flow of electrical energy through some conductive material. Electronics refers to using changing electrical properties to convey information.

Electronic sensors convert some other form of energy (light, heat, sound pressure, etc.) into electrical energy so that we can. The street and house lights illuminate the countries and give an idea of how widespread the use of electricity is all over the world.

In the image below, how lit up is your country. Learning a bit about electricity is useful because: It will provide the basics for understanding electrical safety. the use of electricity [(A)]. In addition, the NEC contains pro-visions that are considered necessary for safety.

Compliance with the NEC combined with proper maintenance shall result in an installation that is essentially free from hazard [(B)]. Understanding the Basics of Electrical SystemsFile Size: KB. The most fundamental law in electricity is Ohm’s law or V=IR.

The V is for voltage, which means the potential difference between two charges. In other words, it is a measurement of the work required to move a unit charge between two points.

When we see a value such as 10 Volts, it is a measurement of the potential difference between two. Get this from a library. Understanding electricity. [Steve Tomecek; National Geographic Society (U.S.)] -- Defines electricity, discusses how it can produce heat and light, and tells of the many scientists who have contributed to our understanding of electricity.

From a simplified explanation of the electronic to AC/DC machinery, alternators and other advanced topics, "Basic Electricity" is the complete course for mastering the fundamentals of electricity.

The authors have provided a clear understanding of how electricity is produced, measured, controlled, and used. A minimum of mathematics is used for the direct explanations of primary cells 5/5(5).At what level? I recommend Jackson, “Classical Electrodynamics” — it'll last a lifetime.Get this from a library!

Understanding electricity. [Gary Gibson] -- Provides step-by-step instructions for experiments which demonstrate and explain how electricity works. Topics include static electricity, battery power, simple circuits, conductors and insulators.