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Physics 2 Chapter 4

Device used to increase or decrease voltage through electromagnetic induction Transformers
Section of the xray circut that consists of the secondary side of the step-up transformer, the mA meter, rectifier bank, and the xray tube. Secondary Circuit
Property of an element in a circuit that resists or impedes the flow of electricity Resistance
Section of the xray circuit that consists of the main power switch, circuit breakers, autotransformer, timer circuit, and the primary side of the step-up transformer Primary Circuit
Device that converts electrical energy to mechanical energy through electromagnetic induction Motors
Ability of a material to attract iron, cobalt, or nickel. Magnetism
Material with very few free electrons prohibiting the flow of electricity Insulator
Protective measure to neutralize an electric charge and is a process of connecting the electrical device to the earth via a conductor Grounding
Device that converts some form of mechanical energy into electrical energy Generators
Section of the xray circuit that consists of a r Filament Circuit
Study of stationary electric charges Electrostatics
Phenomenon of electricity and magnetism existing as 2 parts of the same basic force, electromagnetic force. Electromagnetism
Phenomenon of a moving conductor through a magnetic field, including an electric current in that conductor Electromagnetic Induction
study of electric charges in motion electrodynamics
ability to do work because of a separation of charges Electric Potential
type of electrical current that flows in only one direction Direct Current
An expression of the flow of electrons in a conductor Current
material with an abundance of free electrons allowing free flow of electricity conductor
A device that uses an ionization chamber to detect the quantity of radiation exposing the patient and image receptor Automatic Exposure control
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