1Energy and Electricity

OBJECTIVES: After studying this chapter, you will be able to

  • Explain why concern about energy is so important
  • Understand the energy need in the world
  • Define the sources of energy
  • Define the sources of renewable energy
  • Understand the importance of electrical energy
  • Evaluate your knowledge of electricity and electronics
  • Recognize the importance of renewable energy
  • Learn some terms in electricity
  • Understand the importance of safety at work and some basic safety rules
  • Explain some examples of static electricity
  • Understand a number of applications of static electricity

New terms: Breaker, fuse, safety rules, safety standards, static electricity

1.1 Introduction

Electricity is a type of energy. Although it is not a type ...

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