Listing of DC and AC electricity resources and references by Ron Kurtus - Succeed in Understanding Physics. Also refer to direct current, alternating current, physics, books, websites, School for Champions. Copyright © Restrictions
DC and AC Electricity Resources
by Ron Kurtus (revised 7 September 2008)
The following material are websites and books that can be used for further study in the area of direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) electricity.
Electric Charge - Overview of charges, including history, from Wikipedia free encyclopedia
What is Electricity? - Overview of subject from electrical engineer
Electric charge and Coulomb's law - From Boston University lecture notes
Basic Electronics Tutorials - Tutorials on various electronics topics from the UK
DC Circuit Examples - Diagrams from Hyperphysics
DC Circuits - Department of Physics, University of Guelph
Elements of AC Electricity - Basic electronics tutorial site
Alternating Current - Overview of AC
Electrical Generator - AC or DC - Java animation of generator (may take a long time to load)
A Little History About Ohm - Short history
Ohm's Law - Explanation, including an Ohm's Law calculator
Basic Electrical Laws - Includes circuit theory
The story of conductivity - Overview in English from Japanese website
Electrical Circuit Formulae - High level equations for problem solving
AC Circuits - Extensive lessons on AC circuits
Electrical Grounding- Information on grounding systems for buildings
World Electric Power Guide - A guide for using electrical appliances in another country
World Electricity Standards - Electricity standards explained
Wiring Your Home - Do-It-Yourself site
Electrical and Home Wiring - By Bob Vila
The Complete Guide to Home Wiring by Black & Decker; Creative Publishing International; (2001) $24.95 - How to do electrical repairs, improvements, and wiring and rewiring projects
This list will be growing in the future. Links to specific subject will also be included on the subject page. If you have some good Electricity links, let us know about them.
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