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Physics of Conductors and Insulators

Physics of Conductors and Insulators

All About Circuits is a website that �provides a series of online textbooks covering electricity and electronics.� Written by Tony R. Kuphaldt, the textbooks available here are wonderful resources for students, teachers, and anyone who is interested in learning more about electronics. This specific section, Physics of Conductors and Insulators, is the twelfth chapter in Volume I �Direct Current. A few of the topics covered in this chapter include: Conductor size and ampacity, Fuses, Superconductivity, and Insulator breakdown voltage. Diagrams and detailed descriptions of concepts are included throughout the chapter to provide users with a comprehensive lesson. Visitors to the site are also encouraged to discuss concepts and topics using the All About Circuits discussion forums (registration with the site is required to post materials).


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