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"It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle..." What is the "needle"?
A small man-sized gate located next to the main entrance of Jerusalem.
Molecule formed when 2 atoms are bonded by sharing their electrons to fill each others top electron shell. What is this called?
valence bond
Atoms of one chemical can have different numbers of neutrons. What are these atoms of varying neutrons known as?
isotopes
What is the flow of electrons called?
electric current
What unit is electron flow measured in?
Amp
What is an amp?
6.25 quintillion electrons per second flowing past a certain point in a circuit.
what unit measures electical resistance?
Ohm
What is the electrical equivalent to pressure? (electic potential)
voltage
ohms law
current = voltage / resistance
I = V / R
What does the symbol omega stand for?
ohms (resistance)
ability to store electric charge is called?
capacitance
capacitance is measured in what units?
farads
(after michael faraday)
what is the temporary opposition of voltage when snet through a coil?
inductance
what is the unit of induance called?
henry
what is electronics?
the science of controlling the vast herds of electrons migrating from one place to another.
what is a semiconductor?
material that can be noth a conductor or insulator
what is a component that will only conduct electricity in one direction?
diode