Fundamental Physics/Electricity/Electric circuits/Electric circuit laws

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Kirchhoff's current law[edit]

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The sum of all currents entering a node is equal to the sum of all currents leaving the node.

Kirchhoff's voltage law[edit]

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The directed sum of the electrical potential differences around a loop must be zero.

Ohm's law[edit]

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The voltage across a resistor is equal to the product of the resistance and the current flowing through it.

Watt's law[edit]

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The power across a resistor is equal to the product of the voltage and the current flowing through it.