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Basic Electricity And Electronics

Subject : engineering
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1. States that current flows from positive to negative

2. Can cause corrosion of electrical components

3. Force that causes electron flow

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

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

6. Negatively charged particles

7. Group of wires enclosed in plastic or tape covering

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

9. Small wire that carries battery or alternator voltage

10. Diagnostic tool used to find and diagnose vehicle problems

11. Larger gauge=smaller diameter

12. Special substance capable of acting as conductor and insulator

13. Used to test components

14. Have no charge

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

16. Contains battery - used to check for continuity

17. Determined by diameter of wire's metal conductor

18. Accurate display of voltage variations shown on an oscilloscope

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

20. Used to absorb unwanted electrical pulses

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

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

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

24. Have atoms that allow the flow of electrons

25. Circuit is broken and nonoperational

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

27. Voltmeter - ammeter - ohmmeter in one unit

28. Movement of electrons from atom to atom

29. Flow of electrons through a conductor

30. Voltage readings displayed on an oscilloscope

31. Circuit is complete and operational

32. Acts as remote control switch or current amplifier

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

34. Positively charged particles

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

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

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

38. Extra electrons that are not locked to protons

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

40. Multi- wire terminals that conect several wires together

41. Measures amount of current in a circuit

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

43. Measures amount of voltage in a circuit

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

45. Should be used on all electrical repairs

46. Supplies electricity for circuit

47. Resist the flow of electricity

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

49. Has more than one electrical path

50. Checks circuit for voltage