# Flashcards - Direct Current Circuits in Physics

Flashcards - Direct Current Circuits in Physics
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capacitor
A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component used to temporarily store electrical energy in an electric field
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electrical resistance
The electrical resistance of an electrical conductor is a measure of the difficulty to pass an electric current through that conductor
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ampere
The ampere , often shortened to \"amp\", is the SI unit of electric current and is one of the seven SI base units
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ampere
The ampere , often shortened to \"amp\", is the SI unit of electric current and is one of the seven SI base units
electrical resistance
The electrical resistance of an electrical conductor is a measure of the difficulty to pass an electric current through that conductor
capacitor
A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component used to temporarily store electrical energy in an electric field
resistor
A resistor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that implements electrical resistance as a circuit element
closed
A closed system is a physical system that does not allow certain types of transfers in or out of the system
open circuit
Open-circuit voltage is the difference of electrical potential between two terminals of a device when disconnected from any circuit

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