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William J. Beaty, an Electrical Engineer at the University of Washington, has posted this website about electricity. He offers a simple answer to the question, What Is "Electricity?," identifies twenty misconceptions he has found to be barriers to understanding electricity, and then proceeds to explain various aspects of electricity. Beaty's debunking articles address common misconceptions about circuitry, doorknob sparks, voltage, and more.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Physical Sciences

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    NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120194810603T,Science,Science -- Physical sciences,Engineering,Science -- Engineering,Physics,Geoscience,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout

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