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Basic Electricity And Electronics

Subject : engineering
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1. Used to deform the connector or terminal around the wire

2. States that current flows from positive to negative

3. Electical device that uses electricity

4. Represent electrical components in a circuit

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

6. Measures amount of current in a circuit

7. Have no charge

8. Electric current generated when a wire passes through a magnetic field

9. Outer band of an electron which holds a maximum of 8 electrons

10. Negatively charged particles

11. Voltage readings displayed on an oscilloscope

12. Larger gauge=smaller diameter

13. Accurate display of voltage variations shown on an oscilloscope

14. Small wire that carries battery or alternator voltage

15. Extra electrons that are not locked to protons

16. Used to permanently fasten wires to terminals or other wires

17. Should be used on all electrical repairs

18. Electronic measuring instrument

19. Determined by diameter of wire's metal conductor

20. Force that causes electron flow

21. Circuit is complete and operational

22. The opposition to current flow

23. Allows an electric circuit to be turned on or off

24. Increase

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

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

27. Have atoms that allow the flow of electrons

28. The lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle

29. Allows current to flow in only one direction

30. Reads and shows two separate waveforms

31. Group of wires enclosed in plastic or tape covering

32. Can cause corrosion of electrical components

33. Positively charged particles

34. Special substance capable of acting as conductor and insulator

35. Circuit is broken and nonoperational

36. Multi- wire terminals that conect several wires together

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

38. Voltmeter - ammeter - ohmmeter in one unit

39. Used to quickly repair automotive wiring

40. Formula for calculating circuit voltage - current - or resistance

41. Checks circuit for voltage

42. Acts as remote control switch or current amplifier

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

44. Measures amount of resistance in ohms in a cirucit or component

45. Electrically operated switch - allows small dash switch to control another circuit from a distant point

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

47. Used to absorb unwanted electrical pulses

48. Carry current between power source and load

49. (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element

50. Supplies electricity for circuit