electric circuit

Definitions

  • Schematic three-wire electric light circuits
    Schematic three-wire electric light circuits
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n electric circuit an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
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Usage

In literature:

Also the property of an electrical circuit whereby the flow of current is impeded.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
The ground completes the electric circuit which passes through the body.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
You will need to know how to describe the resistance of a wire or of any part of an electric circuit.
"Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son" by John Mills
An electric circuit could not have more speedily roused the town.
"Guy in the Jungle" by William Murray Graydon
The extent of the circuit traversed by a shock of electricity does not add to its cost.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
Make a diagram of the cord circuit of the Western Electric standard multiple common-battery switchboard.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2" by Kempster Miller
The sector of the disk cutting the lines of the field forms part of a closed electric circuit, and has an E.M.F.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
A flash of light from an oil lamp or an electric spark was emitted from the box when the circuit was broken, but not when it was closed.
"Development of Gravity Pendulums in the 19th Century" by Victor Fritz Lenzen and Robert P. Multhauf
ELECTROMOTIVE FORCE, the name given to the force tending to produce a flow of electricity in an electric circuit.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
We have seen that Davy produced a brilliant electric light with two pieces of charcoal in the electric circuit of a voltaic battery.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
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In news:

GENEVA — A Swiss engineering group said Wednesday it has developed a new circuit breaker that will help utilities transfer power over longer distances, making for more efficient and reliable electric supplies.
Electric crews responded and rerouted power around the circuit breaker , said Lane, who wound up on a conference call with Danvers Electric staff after 2 p.m.
Schneider Electric has upgraded its range of Square D Circuit Breaker Combination Starters to include energy efficient, longer lasting LED pilot lights, enhanced door seals, and PowerPact eMCP circuit breaker s.
Combing the IEC technology and CEC/NEC standards, the XP explosion-proof circuit breaker panelboard from Appleton Electric is designed for hazardous industrial locations where flammable gases or vapors are present.
The National Safety Council estimates that nearly 300 people die in the United States each year from electric shock s on 120V or 277V circuits.
An electrical engineer 's circuitous path to entrepreneurship.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol cited an improperly grounded electrical circuit as a contributing factor in their deaths.
Goodson, Active Microfluidic Cooling of Integrated Circuits, in Electrical, Optical and Thermal Interconnections for 3D Integrated Systems, Artech, 2008, pp 293-330.
An inductor is the part of an electric circuit, usually a coil, in which an electromotive force is generated.
Fire that killed 5-year-old girl, 15-year-old uncle blamed on overloaded electric circuit.
Enlarge Emily Zoladz ezoladz@mlive.com From right, Cole Preston of Kent City and Joe Preston of Grand Rapids build a switching circuit on Wednesday, February 15 in their Kent Career Technical Center class on electrical trades.
The processors still use electrical circuits, but the chips convert the electrical information to light pulses, which then transfer between chips .
For at least the last five years, electric and hybrid technology has dominated the European auto show circuits.
Atomic scale visualization of the single molecule junctions formed with two equivalent pathways (left) and one pathway (right), including the bonding to the tips of two gold electrodes and a schematic of the external electrical circuit.
When it's time to climb, however, simply push the handlebar-mounted lock-out button and an electric motor closes the damping circuit.
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In science:

DC electrical circuit. In this paper, we proposed a stochastic development procedure of a domain-specific representative corpus that is used to evaluate two major components of the TKM prototype.
A Corpus-based Evaluation of a Domain-specific Text to Knowledge Mapping Prototype
Then the effective diffusion coefficient in a network follows as D∗ = a2 hwj i exp(−Ei/kT )iEM hexp(−Ei/kT )i The statements done in the first paragraph are then demonstrated by using the results from the theory of electric circuits and from the percolation theory.
Normal and anomalous diffusion in random potential landscapes
In our work we confine ourselves to a discrete setup which allows for the application of the theory of electric circuits for the analysis of the results (although we make a limiting transition to continuum to illustrate some outcomes of the approach).
Normal and anomalous diffusion in random potential landscapes
We then calculate the corresponding total current I through the system noting that the equations for the currents and activities in a stationary state are the same as the ones given by the Kirchhoff ’s laws for an electric circuit.
Normal and anomalous diffusion in random potential landscapes
Using the results of the theory of electric circuits, see e.g. , we show that the total conductivity of a resistor network is a non-decaying function of the conductivity of each particular bond.
Normal and anomalous diffusion in random potential landscapes
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