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Name: Ideal Circuit Elements
ID: m0012
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module provides examples of the elementary circuit elements; the resistor, the capacitor,and the inductor, which provide linear relationships between voltage and current.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: capacitor, circuit, closed circuit, conductance, current, element, farad, Faraday, flux, Henry, inductor, linear, ohm, open circuit, resistance, resistor, Siemens, source, voltage
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Don Johnson (dhj@rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: Don Johnson (dhj@rice.edu)
Maintainers: Don Johnson (dhj@rice.edu), Roy Ha (rha@alumni.rice.edu), Benjamin Fite (bfite@rice.edu)

Latest version: 2.21 (history)
First publication date: Jun 30, 2000 12:00 am -0500
Last revision to module: Jun 4, 2009 11:33 am -0500

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Version History

Version: 2.21 Jun 4, 2009 11:33 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
Modified markup for explicit .eps image reference

Version: 2.20 Oct 19, 2008 11:06 pm -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Fixed a typo.

Version: 2.19 Jul 31, 2008 6:09 pm -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Changed spacing in an equation.

Version: 2.18 Jul 18, 2008 5:48 pm -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Added sections on power.

Version: 2.17 Apr 18, 2005 3:48 pm -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom
Changes:
update to cnxml-0.5, changed omega to ohm

Version: 2.16 Jul 8, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Audit of module. Corrected link to Werner von Siemens biography page.

Version: 2.15 Jun 19, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
converted to 4.0
fixed small errors

Version: 2.14 Sep 11, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by Brent Hendricks
Changes:
Converted to CNXML 0.3.5

Version: 2.13 Aug 24, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
fixed a typo (voltagev)

Version: 2.12 Aug 23, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Deleted whitespace after math.

Version: 2.11 Aug 22, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Fixed Siemens URL

Version: 2.10 Aug 22, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Fixed error in Siemens link

Version: 2.9 Aug 22, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Added link to Siemens

Version: 2.8 Aug 20, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
I re-uploaded all the images and their corresponding eps files.

Version: 2.7 Jul 17, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Remodularized, some minor fixes.

Version: 2.6 Jul 17, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Fixed id

Version: 2.5 May 31, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Included circuit element unit abbreviations

Version: 2.4 May 30, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Cosmetic changes

Version: 2.3 May 30, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Changed formatting of some math.

Version: 2.2 May 30, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Updated abstract

Version: 2.1 May 29, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Updated module from cnxml ver 0.2 to ver 0.3

Version: 2.0 Apr 11, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by Brent Hendricks
Changes:
Bumped version to 2.0

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