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

Electric circuit (series connection)

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Two incandescent lamps are connected in series in this circuit. As a result, the lamps are installed in a common circuit.

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2018-03-13
The power supplied by the battery is distributed to all components, so they each receive less energy than if they were connected individually to the battery in question: The incandescent lamps shine less brightly and the battery lasts longer than with a single incandescent lamp.
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Personal, social and health education (PSHE); Physics; Technology
Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9
Elementary school; Middle/high school
Electrical circuit; Lamp; Power generation
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