Key terms 2

Principle of conservation of energy
energy cannot be created or destroyed only transferred
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Definition of static electricity
movement of charges due to rubbing of insulators
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Definition of curent
rate of flow of charge
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what is ohms law?
the current flowing through a metal wire at a constant temperature is proportional to the pd across it
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potential difference between two points?
energy converted from electrical to another form of energy per coulomb of charge
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Definition of a superconductor
a conductor with no resistance
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Definition of superconducting transition temperature
the temperature at which a material, when cooled suddenly loses all its electrical resistance
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