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Basic Electricity And Electronics

Subject : engineering
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1. Contains battery - used to check for continuity

2. Resist the flow of electricity

3. Group of wires enclosed in plastic or tape covering

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

5. Electronic measuring instrument

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

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

8. Should be used on all electrical repairs

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

10. Small wire that carries battery or alternator voltage

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

12. Acts as remote control switch or current amplifier

13. Circuit is broken and nonoperational

14. Movement of electrons from atom to atom

15. Shows how electrical components are connected by wires

16. Increase

17. Voltmeter - ammeter - ohmmeter in one unit

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

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

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

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

22. Represent electrical components in a circuit

23. Special substance capable of acting as conductor and insulator

24. Reads and shows two separate waveforms

25. Checks circuit for voltage

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

27. Voltage readings displayed on an oscilloscope

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

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

30. Positively charged particles

31. Has more than one electrical path

32. Determined by diameter of wire's metal conductor

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

34. Supplies electricity for circuit

35. Flow of electrons through a conductor

36. Used to quickly repair automotive wiring

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

38. Can cause corrosion of electrical components

39. Used to absorb unwanted electrical pulses

40. Electical device that uses electricity

41. Carry current between power source and load

42. Used to test components

43. Circuit is complete and operational

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

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

46. Have no charge

47. Accurate display of voltage variations shown on an oscilloscope

48. States that current flows from positive to negative

49. Diagnostic tool used to find and diagnose vehicle problems

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