By Caleb Tennis

ISBN-10: 0977616681

ISBN-13: 9780977616688

Are you a programmer or desktop fanatic? Do you are feeling happy with tools, services, and variables? Do you would like you knew extra approximately how the pc made all of it paintings? you can now. From easy electronics to complicated machine undefined, you’ll examine the magic at the back of the apparatus that makes all of it run.

If you’re into tinkering, or ever thought of it, this ebook explains the fundamentals of ways all of it works

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For example, when a capacitor is connected to a battery, electrons redistribute themselves from the positive side of the capacitor to the negative side. This means that the negative side of the capacitor is negatively charged and the positive side of the capacitor is positively charged. 14, on the following page. 15, on page 32. The electrical charge imbalance that has built up on the capacitor has created its own voltage, and the voltage of the battery no longer has the strength to overcome it.

If we had multiple batteries, we would need multiple sets of wires for each. Or would we? 19, on the following page. It’s possible for multiple energy sources, like batteries, to share the same return path. Using a common return path for multiple sources saves on parts cost and makes the circuit easier to understand. 20, on the next page. What is the voltage difference between points A and B in this figure? 4V? 10V? The answer is: 56 W HAT IS G ROUND ? 20: Two batteries and loads with no common wire we don’t know.

Situation was very advantageous. Power Line Loss Earlier we discussed how the resistance of copper wire is negligible in most circuits. However, when we start talking power lines, which are thick cables strung over very long distances, the resistance of the wire becomes a factor. This means that as we’re using the electrical power lines to send current from a generating station to customers, some of the power we generate is lost due to the resistance of the power lines. The end customer that is being served by the power line has a certain power consumption need that we are trying to address.

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