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Basic Electricity And Electronics

Subject : engineering
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1. Used to quickly repair automotive wiring

2. Used to absorb unwanted electrical pulses

3. Supplies electricity for circuit

4. Should be used on all electrical repairs

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

6. Acts as remote control switch or current amplifier

7. Checks circuit for voltage

8. Circuit is broken and nonoperational

9. Electical device that uses electricity

10. Flow of electrons through a conductor

11. Small wire that carries battery or alternator voltage

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

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

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

15. Group of wires enclosed in plastic or tape covering

16. Special substance capable of acting as conductor and insulator

17. Accidental low- resistance connection resulting in excessive current flow

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

19. States that current flows from positive to negative

20. Reads and shows two separate waveforms

21. Resist the flow of electricity

22. Measures amount of current in a circuit

23. Has more than one electrical path

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

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

26. Can cause corrosion of electrical components

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

28. Circuit is complete and operational

29. Force that causes electron flow

30. Accurate display of voltage variations shown on an oscilloscope

31. Have no charge

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

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

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

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

36. Carry current between power source and load

37. Negatively charged particles

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

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

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

41. Increase

42. Have atoms that allow the flow of electrons

43. Determined by diameter of wire's metal conductor

44. The opposition to current flow

45. Multi- wire terminals that conect several wires together

46. Represent electrical components in a circuit

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

48. Measures amount of voltage in a circuit

49. Large- gauge wire capable of carrying high currents from battery to starting motor

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