This item is an interactive Java tutorial that simulates the movement of free electrons when voltage is applied across a conductor. As the user adjusts the current flow, the resulting changes are represented on both a macro and nanoscale. The design of the simulation helps the beginner understand how electron collision causes resistance within a system. This applet is part of a larger collection sponsored by Florida State University.
Please note that this resource requires
Java Applet Plug-in.
Davidson, M. (2003, August 1). Molecular Expressions: Electricity & Magnetism - Resistance at the Molecular Level. Retrieved May 23, 2013, from http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/filamentresistance/index.html
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