Subject: Why is the second bulb in a series circuit not dimmer than the first?
Date: Tue Jan 20 09:30:53 2004
Posted by Ben
Grade level: undergrad
School: South Dartmoor Community College
City: Ashburton State/Province: Devon
Area of science: Physics
How do the electrons "know" that there is more in the circuit to go through
and not use up their potential energy too quickly?
Put another way how come the bulbs light up straight away when the drift
velocity of an electron is cm/s?
Re: Why is the second bulb in a series circuit not dimmer than the first?
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