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Name: Electric Circuits and Interconnection Laws
ID: m0014
Language: English (en)
Summary: A circuit is the electrical/physical analogue of a system. Kirchoff's laws provde connection rules about "nodes" in a circuit to determine relations between various circuit elements.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: circuit, Kirchoff, node
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: 2.30 (history)
First publication date: Jul 6, 2000 12:00 am -0500
Last revision to module: Jul 24, 2010 8:56 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 2.30 Jul 24, 2010 8:56 pm -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Rewrote portion about sign conventions as per 
recommendation of a reader.

Version: 2.29 Oct 16, 2009 10:46 am -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Corrected the spelling of Kirchhoff.

Version: 2.28 Aug 10, 2009 9:35 pm -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Found and fixed two missing eps conversions.

Version: 2.27 Jun 4, 2009 11:33 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
Modified markup for explicit .eps image reference

Version: 2.26 Jul 31, 2008 6:11 pm -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Changed spacing in an equation.

Version: 2.25 Jul 30, 2008 10:18 am -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Reformatted equation arrays.

Version: 2.24 Jul 28, 2008 4:04 pm -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Fixed a minor formatting problem.

Version: 2.23 May 10, 2007 8:49 am -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Changed prose to clear up the writing.

Version: 2.22 Feb 9, 2007 6:54 pm -0600 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Fixed a spelling error in the abstract.

Version: 2.21 Apr 15, 2005 10:05 am -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom
Changes:
update to cnxml-0.5, changed mi to mn where needed

Version: 2.20 Aug 18, 2003 10:48 pm -0500 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Fixed some quote problems.

Version: 2.19 Sep 7, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Fixed some math typos and added links to figures.

Version: 2.18 Aug 22, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Corrected a math display error.

Version: 2.17 Aug 16, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Deleted some extraneous equation numbers.

Version: 2.16 Jul 8, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Audit of module.

Version: 2.15 Jun 20, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
updated to 4.0
corrected errors

Version: 2.14 Jan 31, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Fixed the Conductance link after an exercise to go to the appropriate section in module m0012 (the resistor section).

Version: 2.13 Sep 11, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by Brent Hendricks
Changes:
Converted to CNXML 0.3.5

Version: 2.12 Sep 10, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Fixed spaces after MathML sections.

Version: 2.11 Aug 23, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Fixed danging open parenthesis, line 1303 (Jenn)

Version: 2.10 Aug 23, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Deleted whitespaces after math.

Version: 2.9 Aug 22, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Change some links (because the m0014 and m0015 are merged).

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 Aug 15, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
- Added lots of missing images

Version: 2.6 Jul 17, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Remodularized, some minor fixes.

Version: 2.5 May 31, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
grammar correction in last paragraph

Version: 2.4 May 30, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Changed module identifiers

Version: 2.3 May 30, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Updated abstract

Version: 2.2 May 29, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Updated from cnxml ver 0.2 to ver 0.3

Version: 2.1 May 25, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
fixed <cnxn> tag, attribute module

Version: 2.0 Apr 15, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by Brent Hendricks
Changes:
Bumped version to 2.0

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