 18.1Q: What quantity is measured by a battery rating given in amperehours...
 18.2P: (I) A service station charges a battery using a current of 6.7 A fo...
 18.2Q: When an electric cell is connected to a circuit, electrons flow awa...
 18.3Q: When a flashlight is operated, what is being used up: battery curre...
 18.4Q: One terminal of a car battery is said to be connected to "ground." ...
 18.6Q: Can a copper wire and an aluminum wire of the same length have the ...
 18.8Q: If a rectangular solid made of carbon has sides of lengths a. 2a. a...
 18.7Q: If the resistance of a small immersion heater (to heat water for te...
 18.9Q: The equation indicates that the power dissipated in a resistor decr...
 18.10Q: What happens when a lightbulb burns out?
 18.11Q: Explain why lightbulbs almost always burn out just as they are turn...
 18.12P: (I) What is the diameter of a 1 00m length of tungsten wire whose ...
 18.12Q: Which draws more current, a 100W lightbulb or a 75W bulb? Which h...
 18.13Q: Electric power is transferred over large distances at very high vol...
 18.14Q: A 15A fuse blows out repeatedly. Why is it dangerous to replace th...
 18.15Q: When electric lights are operated on lowfrequency ac (say, 5 Hz), ...
 18.16Q: Driven by ac power, the same electrons pass back and forth through ...
 18.17Q: The heating element in a toaster is made of Nichrome wire. Immediat...
 18.18Q: Is current used up in a resistor? Explain.
 18.32P: (II) You buy a 75W lightbulb in Europe, where electricity is deliv...
 18.21P: (II) A rectangular solid made of carbon has sides of lengths 1.0 cm...
 18.34P: (II) At S0.095/kWh, what does it cost to leave a 25W porch light o...
 18.44P: (II) Estimate the resistance of the 120 V rms circuits in your hou...
 18.46P: (II) An 1800W arc welder is connected to a 660V rms ac line. Calc...
 18.52P: (I) What is the magnitude of the electric field across an axon memb...
 18.55P: (Ill) During an action potential, Na+ ions move into the cell at a ...
 18.57GP: What is the average current drawn by a 1.0hp 120V motor? (1 hp=74...
 18.58GP: A person accidentally leaves a car with the lights on. If each of t...
 18.63GP: (II) A length of wire is cut in half and the two lengths are wrappe...
 18.1P: A current of 1.30 A flows in a wire. How many electrons are flowing...
 18.67GP: A microwave oven running at 65%efficiency delivers 950W to the inte...
 18.3P: What is the current in amperes if 1200 Na+ ions flow across a cell ...
 18.69GP: 220 V is applied to two different conductors made of the same mater...
 18.4P: What is the resistance of a toaster if 120 V produces a current of ...
 18.74GP: A 100W, 120V lightbulb has a resistance of 12 a when cold (20°C) ...
 18.5P: What voltage will produce 0.25 A of current through a 3800? resistor?
 18.75GP: The Tevatron accelerator at Fermilab (Illinois) is designed to carr...
 18.5Q: When you turn on a water faucet, the water usually flows immediatel...
 18.76GP: An air conditioner draws 18 A at 220V ac. The connecting cord is c...
 18.6P: A hair dryer draws 7.5 A when plugged into a 120V line. (a) What i...
 18.78GP: In an automobile, the system voltage varies from about 12 V when th...
 18.7P: An electric clothes dryer has a heating element with a resistance o...
 18.79GP: Lightbulb A is rated at 120 V and 40 W for household applications. ...
 18.8P: A 9.0V battery is connected to a bulb whose resistance is 1.6 ?. H...
 18.81GP: A copper pipe has an inside diameter of 3.00 cm and an outside diam...
 18.9P: A bird stands on a dc electric transmission line carrying 2800 A (F...
 18.83GP: A tungsten filament used in a flashlight bulb operates at 0.20 A an...
 18.10P: An electric device draws 6.50 A at 240 V. (a) If the voltage drops ...
 18.11P: A 12V battery causes a current of 0.60 A through a resistor. (a) W...
 18.13P: What is the resistance of a 3.5m length of copper wire 1.5 mm in d...
 18.14P: Calculate the ratio of the resistance of 10.0 m of aluminum wire 2....
 18.15P: Can a 2.5mmdiameter copper wire have the same resistance as a tun...
 18.16P: A certain copper wire has a resistance of 10.0 ?. At what point alo...
 18.17P: How much would you have to raise the temperature of a copper wire (...
 18.18P: Estimate at what temperature copper will have the same resistivity ...
 18.19P: A 100W lightbulb has a resistance of about 12 ? when cold (20°C) a...
 18.19Q: Different lamps might have batteries connected in either of the two...
 18.20P: Compute the voltage drop along a 26m length of household no. 14 co...
 18.22P: Two aluminum wires have the same resistance. If one has twice the l...
 18.23P: A length of aluminum wire is connected to a precision 10.00V power...
 18.24P: A 10.0m length of wire consists of 5.0 m of copper followed by 5.0...
 18.25P: For some applications, it is important that the value of a resistan...
 18.26P: The heating element of an electric oven is designed to produce 3.3 ...
 18.27P: What is the maximum power consumption of a 3.0V portable CD player...
 18.28P: What is the maximum voltage that can be applied across a 2.7k? res...
 18.30P: A 115V fishtank heater is rated at 110W. Calculate (a) the curren...
 18.29P: (a) Determine the resistance of, and current through, a 75W lightb...
 18.31P: A 120V hair dryer has two settings: 850 W and 1250 W. (a) At which...
 18.33P: How many kWh of energy does a 550W toaster use in the morning if i...
 18.35P: An ordinary flashlight uses two Dcell 1.5V batteries connected in...
 18.36P: What is the total amount of energy stored in a 12V, 85A·h car bat...
 18.37P: How many 100W lightbulbs, connected to 120 V as in Fig. 18–20, can...
 18.38P: An extension cord made of two wires of diameter 0.129 cm (no. 16 co...
 18.39P: A power station delivers 620 kW of power at 12,000 V to a factory t...
 18.40P: The current in an electromagnet connected to a 240V line is 17.5 A...
 18.41P: A small immersion heater can be used in a car to heat a cup of wate...
 18.42P: Calculate the peak current in a 2.2k? resistor connected to a 220...
 18.43P: An ac voltage, whose peak value is 180 V, is across a 330? resisto...
 18.45P: The peak value of an alternating current in a 1500W device is 5.4 ...
 18.47P: (a) What is the maximum instantaneous power dissipated by a 3.0hp ...
 18.48P: A heater coil connected to a 240Vrms ac line has a resistance of 3...
 18.49P: A 0.65mmdiameter copper wire carries a tiny current of 2.3 ?A. Wh...
 18.50P: A 5.80m length of 2.0mmdiameter wire carries a 750mA current wh...
 18.51P: At a point high in the Earth’s atmosphere, He2+ ions in a concentra...
 18.53P: A neuron is stimulated with an electric pulse. The action potential...
 18.54P: Estimate how much energy is required to transmit one action potenti...
 18.56GP: How many coulombs are there in 1.00 amperehour?
 18.59GP: The heating element of a 110V, 1500W heater is 5.4 m long. If it ...
 18.60GP: The conductance G of an object is defined as the reciprocal of the ...
 18.61GP: A small city requires about 10 MW of power. Suppose that instead of...
 18.64GP: A 1200W hair dryer is designed for 117 V. (a) What will be the per...
 18.62GP: (a) A particular household uses a 1.8kW heater 3.0 h/day (“on” tim...
 18.65GP: The wiring in a house must be thick enough so it does not become so...
 18.66GP: Suppose a current is given by the equation I = 1.80 sin 210t, where...
 18.68GP: A 1.00? wire is stretched uniformly to 3.00 times its original len...
 18.70GP: An electric heater is used to heat a room of volume 62 m3. Air is b...
 18.71GP: A 2200W oven is hooked to a 240V source. (a) What is the resistan...
 18.72GP: A projected electric vehicle makes use of storage batteries as its ...
 18.73GP: A 12.5? resistor is made from a coil of copper wire whose total ma...
 18.77GP: A fishtank heater is rated at 95 W when connected to 120 V. The he...
 18.80GP: Copper wire of diameter 0.259 cm is used to connect a set of applia...
 18.82GP: If a wire of resistance R is stretched uniformly so that its length...
 18.58PE: Integrated Concepts An electron has an initial velocity of 5.00 × 1...
 18.59PE: Integrated Concepts The practical limit to an electric field in air...
 18.61PE: Integrated Concepts Figure 18.57 shows an electron passing between ...
 18.62PE: Integrated Concepts The classic Millikan oil drop experiment was th...
 18.63PE: Integrated Concepts (a) In Figure 18.59, four equal char? ges? q li...
 18.65PE: Unreasonable Results (a) Two 0.500 g raindrops in a thunderhead are...
 18.66PE: Unreasonable Results A wrecking yard inventor wants to pick up cars...
 18.68PE: Construct Your Own identical spherical conducting space ships in de...
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