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  Virginia Circuit Courts
The Chief Judge of the circuit is elected by vote of the judges serving the circuit.
Circuit court judges are required to reside in the circuit they serve and must have been admitted to the Virginia Bar at least five years prior to election or appointment.
The clerk of the circuit court is a constitutional official and is elected to an eight-year term by the voters of the locality.
www.courts.state.va.us /cc/circuit.htm   (1829 words)

  Circuit - LoveToKnow 1911
The term circuit courts applies distinctively in America to a certain class of inferior federal courts of the United States, exercising jurisdiction, concurrently with the state courts, in certain matters where the United States is a party to the litigation, or in cases of crime against the United States.
A circuit court of appeals is made up of three judges of the circuit court, the judges of the district courts of the circuit, and the judge of the Supreme Court allotted to the circuit.
On the Northern circuit, courts are held at Inverness, Perth, Dundee and Aberdeen; on the Western, at Glasgow, Stirling and Inveraray; and on the Southern, at Dumfries, Jedburgh and Ayr.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Circuit   (1723 words)

 Circuit Breakers, Cutler Hammer, Siemens, GE, Murray, Square D
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We carry circuit breakers from most of the world's leading manufacturers.
Circuit Breakers are tested and accurate to.01 Amp and.001 second.
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 Model Railroad and Misc. Electronics
Two circuit breaker designs are shown; The first has its power isolation device on the Low or common side of the circuit while the second has it isolation device on the High or supply side of the circuit.
The replacement circuit uses discrete components and is essentially the same as the internal circuit of the LM3909.
The Circuit is for a 'Shunt' type ammeter that allows a meter movement with a small current rating to be used to measure a much larger current.
home.cogeco.ca /~rpaisley4/CircuitIndex.html   (3848 words)

  Integrated circuit - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The integrated circuit was made possible by mid-20th-century technology advancements in semiconductor device fabrication and experimental discoveries that showed that semiconductor devices could perform the functions performed by vacuum tubes at the time.
The integrated circuit was first conceived by a radar scientist, Geoffrey W.A. Dummer (born 1909), working for the Royal Radar Establishment of the British Ministry of Defence, and published in Washington DC on May 7, 1952.
The first integrated circuits were manufactured independently by two scientists: Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments filed a patent for a "Solid Circuit" made of germanium on February 6, 1959, and Robert Noyce of Fairchild Semiconductor was awarded a patent for a more complex "unitary circuit" made of Silicon on April 25, 1961.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /integrated_circuit.htm   (2143 words)

 Circuit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An electric circuit interconnects electrical elements or electronic elements together usually to perform some useful function.
A sport circuit is a closed, often oval or circular, racing track used for motor sports, track cycling, running, skating etc.
At an airfield, the circuit is an agreed pattern for managing local air traffic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Circuit   (126 words)

Circuit (a) requires a "cooked" zener: connect it first to a constant current generator, then increase the current until the voltage across the zener starts to decrease.
Circuit (b) will oscillate at a very low frequency, normally 2-5Hz, provided the voltage is increased very slowly, loading is critical and you may find that a slightly different lamp will work better.
he only drawback with this circuit is that it might latch in the conducting state if the load is too heavy or if there is a short at the output, this requires some kind of protection, on the input line, in the form of a fuse or similar.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/Lab/5185/circuit.html   (1338 words)

 electric circuit on Encyclopedia.com
A simple circuit might consist of an electric cell (the power source), two conducting wires (one end of each being attached to each terminal of the cell), and a small lamp (the load) to which the free ends of the wires leading from the cell are attached.
When two circuit elements are connected in series, their effective resistance (impedance if the circuit is being fed alternating current) is equal to the sum of the separate resistances; the current is the same in each component throughout the circuit.
When circuit elements are connected in parallel, the total resistance is less than that of the element having the least resistance, and the total current is equal to the sum of the currents in the individual branches.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/e1/elect-cir.asp   (886 words)

 Missouri Circuit Courts Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The circuit court is typically in the county seat (or the city of St. Louis) and may be in additional locations in the county.
Circuit judges must be licensed to practice law in the state, at least thirty years of age, residents of their circuit, United States citizens for ten years and Missouri voters for three years.
Associate circuit judges must be licensed to practice law in the state, at least twenty-five years of age, Missouri voters and residents of the counties they serve.
www.osca.state.mo.us /circuits/index.nsf?OpenDatabase   (275 words)

 Integrated circuit - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An integrated circuit (IC) is a thin chip consisting of thousands or millions of interconnected semiconductor devices, mainly transistors, as well as passive components like resistors.
By the year 2000 the largest integrated circuits contained hundreds of millions of transistors, and the trend shows no sign of slowing down.
The first integrated circuits were manufactured independently by two scientists: Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments filed a patent for a "Solid Circuit" on February 6, 1958, and Robert Noyce of Fairchild Semiconductor was awarded a patent for a more complex "unitary circuit" on April 25, 1961.
open-encyclopedia.com /Integrated_circuits   (1792 words)

In this circuit, one, two or three neon indicator bulbs can be made to flash in sequence at rates determined by the R and C values.
In the single stage circuit, using one lamp, the capacitor charges through the resistor until the ionization potential of the neon is reached (about 70 volts) and then discharges quickly through the lamp until the voltage falls below what is needed to sustain the lamp which is approximately 45 volts.
This circuit is basically the same as the 10 channel LED sequencer with the addition of solid state relays to control the AC lamps.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Bill_Bowden/page7.htm   (2272 words)

 Circuit Builder
Circuits and mechanisms were built to represent fixed mathematical problems with results appearing in the form of a final voltage or a rotation angle of a gear.
That is, use the circuit builder to establish the logic behavior of AND, NOT, OR, NAND, NOR.
The objective is to "etch" the circuit onto a single layer of a copper-coated circuit board which contains pin holes to accommodate the chips.
www.jhu.edu /~virtlab/logic/log_cir.htm   (1230 words)

 Oregon Blue Book Circuit Courts
The circuit courts are the state trial courts of general jurisdiction.
The circuit courts have juvenile jurisdiction in all counties except Gilliam, Morrow, Sherman and Wheeler, where the county court exercises juvenile jurisdiction except for termination of parental rights proceedings, over which the circuit court has exclusive jurisdiction.
Circuit court judges are elected on a nonpartisan ballot for a term of six years.
bluebook.state.or.us /state/judicial/judicial06.htm   (262 words)

 Circuit Courts - Trial Courts of General Jurisdiction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Circuit courts have jurisdiction over all civil cases at law over $300; all civil cases in equity; proceedings in habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warranto, prohibition, and certiorari; and all felonies and misdemeanors.
The circuit courts also hear appeals of family court decisions unless both parties agree to appeal directly to the Supreme Court of Appeals.
Circuit judges are elected in partisan elections to eight-year terms.
www.state.wv.us /wvsca/circuits.htm   (245 words)

 Circuit (Linktionary term)
Virtual circuits This type of circuit exists in a mesh network in which cells, frames, or packets are transmitted among nodes in a network.
Virtual circuits are common in WANs (wide area networks) and internal networks that use switches in the workgroup area and the backbone.
Circuits are also defined in higher layers of the protocol stack.
www.linktionary.com /c/circuit.html   (577 words)

 Circuit Switching   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Circuit switching is the most familiar technique used to build a communications network.
After completion of the connection, a signal confirming circuit establishment (a connect signal in the diagram) is returned; this flows directly back to node A with no search delays since the circuit has been established.
After data transfer, the circuit is disconnected; a simple disconnect phase is included after the end of the data transmission.
www.erg.abdn.ac.uk /users/gorry/course/intro-pages/cs.html   (372 words)

 What is circuit? - a definition from Whatis.com
In a dial-up (switched) connection, a circuit is reserved for use by one user for the duration of the calling session.
A virtual circuit, sometimes called a logical circuit, is a path between two or more points that seems like a fixed physical path, but actually is one path out of many possible physical paths that can be arranged.
A switched virtual circuit (SVC) is similar to a permanent virtual circuit, but allows users to dial in to the network of virtual circuits.
searchsmb.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid44_gci211786,00.html   (387 words)

 Switchmode PSU Protection Circuit
The circuit is designed to provide protection to a DIY switching power supply for car amplifiers by shutting down under any or all of the three modes of protection (over voltage, under voltage and over temperature) with minimal components.
As shown, the circuit's output will rise slowly from zero to +12V when triggered, and from +12V to zero when the fault is cleared.
With this circuit, although it shows only one diode connected, you could parallel several more so that when any of the diodes get hot enough, the over temperature is triggered.
sound.westhost.com /project108.htm   (1859 words)

 TAP: Vol 14, Iss. 3. Circuit Breaker. Chris Mooney.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Moreover, because numerous federal laws allow regulatory cases to be appealed either to a local circuit court or to the D.C. Circuit, the court hears many challenges to decisions by the National Labor Relations Board, cases involving the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and much else.
For another, court watchers note that in the aggregate, the D.C. Circuit's Democratic-appointed judges -- Harry Edwards, Merrick Garland, Judith Rogers and David Tatel -- simply aren't as liberal as the Republican-appointed ones -- Douglas Ginsburg, Karen Henderson, A. Raymond Randolph and David Sentelle -- are conservative.
Revesz found that from 1987 to 1994, the probability that an EPA regulation would be reversed by the D.C. Circuit when challenged by industry varied dramatically according to the political composition of the panel that heard the case.
www.prospect.org /print/V14/3/mooney-c.html   (1601 words)

 integrated circuit on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The circuit, often called a chip, is packaged in a hermetically sealed case or a nonhermetic plastic capsule, with leads extending from it for input, output, and power-supply connections, and for other connections that may be necessary when the device is put to use.
Integrated circuits can be classified into two groups based on the type of transistors they contain.
Some hybrid integrated circuits contain both analog and digital circuitry; a bilateral switch, which switches analog signals by means of a digital control signal is an example of a hybrid IC.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/i1/integrated.asp   (787 words)

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The circuit can be expanded to greater lengths by cascading additional shift registers and connecting the 8th output (pin 13) to the data input (pin 1) of the succeeding stage.
If the circuit is operated with two or more LEDs on at the same time, resistors may be needed in series with each LED to avoid exceeding the maximum total output current for each IC of 25 mA.
The circuit is powered from a small 12.6 volt center tapped line transformer and the 60 cycle line frequency is used for the time base.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Bill_Bowden/page5.htm   (2783 words)

 Circuit Court Judges - Fairfax County, Virginia - Circuit Court   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He is a member of the Fairfax-Falls Church Criminal Justice Advisory Board; Chairman of the Circuit Court Jury Management Committee; member of the Legislative and Board of Supervisor Relations Committee; and Circuit Court Representative to the Council of Governments.
He was a major contributor to the Bar Association's Circuit Court manual and has been a key figure in the recent implementation of new motions procedures in our Court.
Judge Vieregg is a former representative of the 19th Judicial Circuit, Virginia State Bar Council; a former member of the Executive Committee of the Virginia Bar Association; and a former President of the Fairfax Bar Association.
www.co.fairfax.va.us /courts/circuit/circuit_court_judges.htm   (1050 words)

 Split the Circuit Testimony   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chairman, the restructuring of the 9th Circuit as in S.253 is warranted for three important reasons: I. It's size and population II.
The 9th Circuit is gigantic -- by far the largest of the 13 circuits -- encompassing nine states and stretching from the Arctic Circle to the border of Mexico.
Between 1997 and 1999, the 9th Circuit was responsible for 33% of all cases reversed by the Supreme Court.
www.ce9.uscourts.gov /web/restructure.nsf/0/fb8e4eef85b821018825681e007e9304?OpenDocument   (742 words)

 Circuits. Circuit challenges.
Use the circuit challenges to build a circuit like this - as well as more complicated ones.
Make a simple series circuit with a cell, a lamp and a switch so that the lamp comes on when you close the switch.
Make a parallel circuit with a cell and two lamps.
www.schoolscience.co.uk /content/3/physics/circuits/circh3pg1.html   (180 words)

 Simple 5V power supply
This circuit is a small +5V power supply, which is useful when experimenting with digital electronics.
This circuit can give +5V output at about 150 mA current, but it can be increased to 1 A when good cooling is added to 7805 regulator chip.
The circuit is very easy to build for example into a piece of veroboard.
www.epanorama.net /circuits/psu_5v.html   (420 words)

Select an appropriate electrical component from the lower portion, click and drag it to a vacant site in the circuit.
The component will be inserted into the circuit when you release your mouse.
To remove an inserted component in the circuit, just drag it out and release your mouse.
www.ngsir.netfirms.com /englishhtm/Circuit.htm   (156 words)

 Amazon.com: Circuit (Unrated): DVD: Jonathan Wade-Drahos,Andre Khabbazi,Brian Lane Green,Kiersten Warren,Daniel ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dirk Schaefer's independent film examining the circuit party life in southern Califronia has had a pretty bad critical reputation, but the DVD version of it with the director's cut on it certainly deserves a look.
The film does say what the drug laden circuit party syndrome does to its victims but it presents a picture that is not true for anyone.
He experiences everything about circuit life--the drugs, the sex, the emphasis on physical appearance and beauty and he falls from grace and has to deal with the results of his drug use and the changes in his lifestyle.
www.amazon.com /Circuit-Unrated-Jonathan-Wade-Drahos/dp/B00006SFL5   (1935 words)

 Circuit de Catalunya
The Circuit de Catalunya is one of the most modern tracks prepared to hold the most important motor racing competitions.
Inaugurated in 1991, the Circuit was built up thanks to the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Catalan government, and the RACC impetus.
The Circuit de Catalunya, which is considered a technical and selective track, offers very valued data to teams engineers and to drivers and riders when setting their cars and bikes.
www.circuitcat.com /ingles/circuit/index.asp   (172 words)

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