Absorb Electronics by Dr Bill Phillips

Current flow: alternating current in a copper wire

Added by Bill Phillips on Feb 20, 2008

An interactive animation illustrating current flow in a copper wire. Ions undergo thermal motion electrons flow in alternating directions under the influence of a sinusoidal voltage. The polarity of the potential difference is shown.

This resource is from the unit Introducing Circuits which is part of Absorb Electronics.

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