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ERIC Number: EJ443560
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
A Mechanical Analogy for Ohm's Law.
do Couto Tavares, Milton; And Others
Physics Education, v26 n3 p195-99 May 1991
A mechanical analogy between the microscopic motion of a charged carrier in an ordinary resistor and the macroscopic motion of a ball falling along a slanted board covered with a lattice of nails is introduced. The Drude model is also introduced to include the case of inelastic collisions. Computer simulation of the motion is described. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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