electrical circuit

Definitions

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

In literature:

There's a reservoir below into which they drop when the electric circuit is broken.
"The Stark Munro Letters" by J. Stark Munro
The two plates and the carbon button form part of an electric circuit containing a battery and a galvanometer.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
It was the combination of the two electrical circuits that sent the photograph over the wire.
"Tom Swift and his Photo Telephone" by Victor Appleton
The French savants conveyed the electric current through a circuit of twelve thousand feet.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XI" by John Lord
As is well known, it is electric currents and not sound-waves that are transmitted over a telephone circuit.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV" by John Lord
Also, there may be gas leaks or electrical short circuits.
"In Time Of Emergency" by Department of Defense
Do you know what a short circuit is in electricity?
"The Real Adventure" by Henry Kitchell Webster
Our ignorance of the laws of electricity will not prevent us from being electrocuted if we get into the circuit of some powerful voltage.
"The Law and the Word" by Thomas Troward
The details of the common-battery telephone circuits of the Dean Electric Company are shown in Fig.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1" by Kempster Miller
But when he held his circuit to listen he got whisperings that sounded almost like static electricity.
"The Boy Scouts In Russia" by John Blaine
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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.
Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire Investigators blame short circuit in electrical cord.
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.
Fire that killed 5-year-old girl, 15-year-old uncle blamed on overloaded electric circuit.
Because the breakers are closed and the electric utility is supplying power, it's likely that your cable limiters opened due to a short circuit fault.
Overcurrent protective device interrupting rating (IR) and equipment short-circuit current rating (SCCR) are key considerations for the safety of commercial and industrial electrical systems.
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.
It led to extensive water damage that shorted out all of the building's electrical circuits and damaged walls and carpeting.
Engineers are racing to avert what could become a plague of short circuits in electrical and electronic devices.
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.
Fujipoly America Corp. Fujipoly's Zebra® 2004 Elastomeric Connector provides 140 electrical connections per inch when positioned between a circuit board and a parallel electronic device such as an LCD display.
Industrial electrical systems encompass everything from circuit breakers and switchboards to electric utility power transformers.
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.
In stepped -impedance lowpass filters (SI-LPFs), electrically short high- and low-impedance sections are cascaded to approximate the corresponding ladder LC lumped-circuit prototype.
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In science:

Therefore, the electric network can be tuned to the structural modal frequency by changing only the boundary inductance L 5 . A modified Antoniou circuit (see figure 7) was used to simulate the tuning grounded inductor L 5 .
Passive damping of beam vibrations through distributed electric networks and piezoelectric transducers: prototype design and experimental validation
Luchinsky DG, McClintock PVE (1997) Irreversibility of classical fluctuations studied in analogue electrical circuits.
Symmetries in Fluctuations Far from Equilibrium
The experimental data were compared with the electrical simulation of the sensor equivalent circuit coupled to simple electronics readout circuits.
First investigation of a novel 2D position-sensitive semiconductor detector concept
The values of the circuital elements have been determined from the ones measured during the electrical characterization of the detectors in full depletion (Vbias=40V) and of the test structures.
First investigation of a novel 2D position-sensitive semiconductor detector concept
An electrical simulation of the sensor equivalent circuit -including the amplifying and filtering stages- has been developed and benchmarked against the experimental data.
First investigation of a novel 2D position-sensitive semiconductor detector concept
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