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written by Walter Fendt
This applet demonstrates Ohms Law which states that Voltage is directly proportional to the current in a metallic conductor of constant temperature and pressure. The constant of proportionality is the resistance of the conductor. The applet consists of a simple DC circuit, having a DC source, a resistor, voltmeter and ammeter. Users can set the initial value for voltage and current and vary the resistance and/or voltage to see the corresponding change in the current.  

This applet is part of a large collection of physics applets by the author and is available in a wide range of languages here: http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.4.2 of Java.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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AIP Format
W. Fendt, (2000), WWW Document, (http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/ohmslaw.htm).
W. Fendt, Ohm's Law, (2000), <http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/ohmslaw.htm>.
APA Format
Fendt, W. (2003, January 18). Ohm's Law. Retrieved October 20, 2017, from http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/ohmslaw.htm
Chicago Format
Fendt, Walter. Ohm's Law. January 18, 2003. http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/ohmslaw.htm (accessed 20 October 2017).
MLA Format
Fendt, Walter. Ohm's Law. 2000. 18 Jan. 2003. 20 Oct. 2017 <http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/ohmslaw.htm>.
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