- Lessons in Electric Circuits: Volume V - Reference
- Ch 1: Useful Equations and Conversion Factors
- Loc 1.2
Series Circuit Rules
- Components in a series circuit share the same current. Itotal = I1 = I2 = . . . In
- Total resistance in a series circuit is equal to the sum of the individual resistances, making it greater than any of the individual resistances. Rtotal = R1 + R2 + . . . Rn
- Total voltage in a series circuit is equal to the sum of the individual voltage drops. Etotal = E1 + E2 + . . . En
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