Electric Current

2011 April 8
by roma

- Can always be replaced by "flow of charge / unit time"
- Charge flow is a flow of copper wire's own charges, as opposed to a battery sending out some sort of substance into the copper wire
- It is wrong to say "amount of current". Current is a rate, not a quantity.

Information courtesy of William J. Beaty, http://amasci.com/ele-edu.html.

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