Electric circuit (parallel connection) © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Electric circuit (parallel connection)

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Two incandescent lamps are connected in parallel in this circuit. As a result, each lamp is in its own circuit.

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2018-03-13
Each component can be powered with the same amount of energy as if it alone were connected to the battery.
For this reason, the incandescent lamps shine just as brightly as if they were each connected individually to the battery, but the battery is also drained more quickly.
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Electrical circuit; Lamp; Power generation
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