ERIC Number: EJ926933
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May
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Reference Count: 7
Measuring Electrical Current: The Roads Not Taken
Greenslade, Thomas B., Jr.
Physics Teacher, v49 n5 p286-288 May 2011
Recently I wrote about the standard Weston meter movement, that is at the heart of all modern analogue current measurements. Now I will discuss other techniques used to measure electric current that, despite being based on valid physical principles, are largely lost in technological history.
Descriptors: Energy, Measurement Techniques, Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, Science Experiments, Laboratory Equipment
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