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Basic Electricity And Electronics

Subject : engineering
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1. Small wire that carries battery or alternator voltage

2. Checks circuit for voltage

3. Allows current to flow in only one direction

4. Voltage readings displayed on an oscilloscope

5. Larger gauge=smaller diameter

6. Carry current between power source and load

7. Negatively charged particles

8. Contains battery - used to check for continuity

9. Should be used on all electrical repairs

10. Contains fuses - circuit breakers - & flasher units for various circuits

11. Connect electrical components to chassis or ground of the car

12. Diagnostic tool used to find and diagnose vehicle problems

13. States that current flows from positive to negative

14. Force that causes electron flow

15. Has more than one load connected in a single electrical path

16. Represent electrical components in a circuit

17. Voltmeter - ammeter - ohmmeter in one unit

18. Flow of electrons through a conductor

19. Accurate display of voltage variations shown on an oscilloscope

20. Current entering in wrong direction & diode acts as inulator

21. Vehicle's frame/body serves as an electrical conductor

22. Used only in ignition system for spark plug or coil wires

23. Supplies electricity for circuit

24. Multi- wire terminals that conect several wires together

25. Resist the flow of electricity

26. Electronic measuring instrument

27. Used to quickly repair automotive wiring

28. Used to absorb unwanted electrical pulses

29. Increase

30. Small section of wire designed to burn in half when excess current is present in circuit

31. The opposition to current flow

32. Circuit is broken and nonoperational

33. Circuit is complete and operational

34. Disconnects power source from circuit when current becomes too high

35. Electical device that uses electricity

36. Positively charged particles

37. Can cause corrosion of electrical components

38. Determined by diameter of wire's metal conductor

39. Short to ground between battery and load can melt & burn wire insulation

40. Current entering in correct direction & diode acts as conductor

41. Measures amount of current in a circuit

42. Used to deform the connector or terminal around the wire

43. States that current flows from positive to negative

44. Measures amount of voltage in a circuit

45. Shows how electrical components are connected by wires

46. Extra electrons that are not locked to protons

47. Have no charge

48. Slipped over outside of wire insulation - uses magnetic field around outside of wire

49. Used to test components

50. Mocroscopic diodes - transistors - resistors - & capacitors in waferlike chip