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 Electric current - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The most familiar artificial form of electric current is the flow of conduction electrons in metal wires, such as the overhead power lines that deliver electrical energy across long distances and the smaller wires within electrical and electronic equipment. Electric current is therefore sometimes informally referred to as amperage or ampage, by analogy with the term voltage. It is the current that passes that determines the effect, and this depends on the nature of the contact, the condition of the body part, the current path through the body and the voltage of the source. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Current_(electricity)   (1287 words)

 Direct Current Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ ArtAndCraftDirectory.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) Direct current installations usually have different types of sockets, switches, and fixtures, mostly due to the low voltages used, from those suitable for alternating current. It is usually important with a direct current appliance to not reverse polarity unless the device has a diode bridge to correct for this. High voltage direct current is used for long-distance point-to-point power transmission and for submarine cables, with voltages from a few kilovolts to approximately one megavolt. artandcraftdirectory.com /encyclopedia/Direct_current   (579 words)

 current.tigris.org Jack Neely is the new maintainer for the Current project. I think Current is a worthy project and would like to see it continue. Current should be able to run out of the box on RHEL 4, RHEL 4 rebuilds, and FC2 or better. current.tigris.org   (903 words)

 Electric current Electric current is the rate of charge flow past a given point in an electric circuit, measured in coulombs/second which is named amperes. Although it is electrons which are the mobile charge carriers which are responsible for electric current in conductors such as wires, it has long been the convention to take the direction of electric current as if it were the positive charges which are moving. Besides the advantage of agreeing in direction with most texts, the conventional current direction is the direction from high voltage to low voltage, high energy to low energy, and thus has some appeal in its parallel to the flow of water from high pressure to low (see water analogy). hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/electric/elecur.html#c2   (698 words)

 current - a Whatis.com definition Current is a flow of electrical charge carriers, usually electrons or electron-deficient atoms. The common symbol for current is the uppercase letter I. The standard unit is the ampere, symbolized by A. One ampere of current represents one coulomb of electrical charge (6.24 x 10 Direct current (DC) flows in the same direction at all points in time, although the instantaneous magnitude of the current might vary. searchsmb.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid44_gci211871,00.html   (415 words)

 Current - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Current (newspaper), a newspaper about the public broadcasting industry Current Publishing puts out six newspapers in southern Maine. KCMP is a radio station known as "The Current". en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Current   (108 words)

 Current - Epitonic.com: Hi Quality Free and Legal MP3 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) Current formed in suburban Detroit in early 1992 and was defunct by the fall of 1994. Current released two seven-inch singles, two split singles (one with Chino Horde, one with Indian Summer), a full-length (Coliseum), and appeared on numerous compilations. With the addition of another singer, Current transformed to their crustcore alter ego, Ottawa, which also broke in the fall of '94. www.epitonic.com /artists/current.html   (323 words)

 Current TV // Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) But here on Current we want to hear what these artists have to say, what they care about, what their personalities are like off-stage... Current TV is glad Adam's on this side of the pond... Hard-Fi is a youthful and quite stellar band out of the UK and on Monday, January 30, 2006 they popped in to the Chemosphere for an hour that passed all too quickly to charm us with their clever Staines (apparently "the armpit" of Middlesex, England) selves. www.current.tv /blog   (2517 words)

 Current Musicology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) Current Musicology (CM) is a leading forum for scholarly music research, seeking to reflect the forefront of thought in historical musicology, ethnomusicology, and music theory, as well as music cognition, philosophy of music, and interdisciplinary studies. CM was founded in 1965 by graduate students at Columbia University as a semiannual review that would primarily serve the needs of musicologists who are about to undertake, are presently engaged in, or have recently completed their graduate studies. Current Musicology is proud to participate in the annual Columbia Music Scholarship Conference. roar.music.columbia.edu /~curmus   (302 words)

 Current Sensors - Sensing and Control - Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions Digital current sensors can sound an alarm, start a motor, open a valve or shut down a pump. The linear signal duplicates the waveform of the current being sensed, and can be used as a feedback element to control a motor or regulate the amount of work being done by a machine. Closed loop current sensors based on the principles of Hall effect and the null balance or zero magnetic flux method (feedback system). content.honeywell.com /sensing/prodinfo/current   (109 words)

 Wired News: The Vee Pee's New Tee Vee Current TV, formerly known as IndTV, will be launched Aug. 1 and will aim to combine the interactivity of the internet with the couch-potato pleasures of TV. Current's short-form videos will be mixed and matched in what the channel is calling the TV equivalent of the iPod shuffle. In August, Current TV will be broadcast in place of Newsworld International, a cable channel purchased for \$70 million last May by Gore and a group of investors, including Current CEO Joel Hyatt, Silicon Valley luminary Bill Joy (co-founder of Sun Microsystems) and financier Richard Blum. www.wired.com /news/digiwood/0,1412,67143,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1   (856 words)

 [No title] Note: A printable version of the manual in pdf format is available from php.net. Every array has an internal pointer to its "current" element, which is initialized to the first element inserted into the array. function simply returns the value of the array element that's currently being pointed to by the internal pointer. www.zend.com /manual/function.current.php   (214 words)

 Current Briefing: How to support public broadcasting? The bigger appropriation for fiscal 2000 was an upturn in current dollars, though slightly below the 1990 sum in buying power. Current Briefing: What can be done — and is being done — to raise support from nonfederal sources. Current Briefing: What pubcasters are doing to improve their efficiency. www.current.org /mo1.html   (1578 words)

 Search Results for current - Encyclopædia Britannica oceanic current that is a branch of the West Wind Drift of the Southern Hemisphere. Database of the current and past issues of this newsletter from the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that conducts researches in the field of physics. Argues that while the public generally supports current levels of defense spending, this support is mostly a result of imperfect information--most people would prefer lower defense spending. www.britannica.com /search?query=current   (662 words)

 PHP: current - Manual By doing some small changes to the last post, one can make the function seek not just from the start in a forward manner but also from the end or from a relative position both forwards and backwards. E.g to seek backwards from a relative position one would supply 'current' as \$start, and 'prev' as \$iter. therefore, you cannot use current() to get the last value added or key() to get the key of the most recently added element. us2.php.net /current   (560 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) For Sally Strain, a Palisades resident, the celebration of the canal brought the current issue of the Georgetown University boathouse to mind. He said he hopes to improve conditions for bicyclists by taking advantage of current road construction projects and raising awareness, but he added that he is faced with the complex realities of rush-hour gridlock and security-evacuation concerns. Hardy currently draws 90 percent of the students who attend District public schools and live within its boundaries -- which encompass the boundaries of Hyde, Key, Mann and Stoddert elementary schools -- but only 24 percent of the school's population is in-boundary. www.georgetowndc.com /georgetowncurrent   (22170 words)

 Current events - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alaksandar Kazulin, the Social Democratic Party candiate for the office of President of Belarus is detained by Minsk police after he was rejected entrance in a congress hosted by current leader Alexander Lukashenko. Kazulin also suffered injuries during the course of his detention, which is still being enforced, though the elections will commence in 17 days. Fijian Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase announces that the 2006 Fiji general elections will be held in the second week of May 2006 from the 6th to the 13th. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Current_events   (784 words)

 Tracking NetBSD-current Distributing the current development sources allows a greater number of people to see where the system is going, and to become involved with new features as they are implemented. As current diverges from the last stable release, compatibility code will be added, but it will only be enabled if this option is present. Current is then built from a checked out copy of the repository. www.netbsd.org /Documentation/current   (3236 words)

 Gore's new media venture seeks to blend TV, Internet / Former VP says his Current network gives viewers a voice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) Current, the name of Gore's enterprise, hopes to do that by airing a shuffle of short news features, some produced by the network but many submitted online by viewers. Current will also air segments every half hour showing TV viewers what Google searchers are tapping into at that moment -- everything from current events to tourist destinations. The short-form format, pioneered by MTV, "is consistent with the fast- paced, two-screen-consuming-at-a-time nature of this audience,'' said Current Programming President David Neuman, a former NBC executive and former president of Walt Disney Television and Touchstone Pictures. www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/04/05/MNGM6C3CB31.DTL   (902 words)

 Information about NetBSD-current   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) Distributing the current development sources makes becoming involved easier, because it allows a greater number of people to see where the system is going. It also makes changes from users easier to integrate; if users make changes against the current development sources, then virtually no integration is needed to get them into the master source tree. Users of NetBSD-current are encouraged to send in bug reports about the current sources, and that helps us find and fix bugs. www.netbsd.org /Releases/current.html   (385 words)

 Phenolic high pressure laminates, carbon fiber & laminated plastics - Current Inc. Current manufactures many different weaves of carbon fiber, able to meet all types of requirements. We would be happy to quote at no obligation. Current is pleased to announce the introduction of a new line of liquid soundproofing products that is revolutionizing the industry, check our new site: currentcomposites.com   (165 words)

 Current The units of current are thus C/s, which are given the name Amperes (A). By convention, the flow of current is in the direction of the motion of positive charges. One can relate the current I in a material to properties of the atomic charges. theory.uwinnipeg.ca /physics/curr/node2.html   (155 words)

 JPL Missions The twin spacecraft Voyager 1 and 2 flew by and observed Jupiter and Saturn, while Voyager 2 went on to visit Uranus and Neptune. Among key science findings so far, Global Surveyor has taken pictures of gullies and debris flow features that suggest there may be current sources of liquid water, similar to an aquifer, at or near the surface of the planet. A joint endeavor of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency, Cassini arrived at Saturn in June 2004 carrying a record number of 12 instruments. www.jpl.nasa.gov /missions   (999 words)

 Current Paediatrics Current Paediatrics provides you with an authoritative collection of educational reviews designed to keep you up to speed in paediatrics and child health. Reviews are an educational source for both qualified paediatricians and candidates preparing for higher professional qualifications. The emphasis of the Journal is clear, the presentation of information is concise and each issue is of direct clinical relevance to both hospital and community-based paediatricians. www.harcourt-international.com /journals/cupe   (194 words)

 Technorati Tag: current Currently tracking 29.5 million sites and 2.1 billion links. Current Checks at PriceProfessor.com CurrentChecks.com is now known as ChecksUnlimited.com. Netflix Sends Frequent Renters to the Back of Line 0 Comments Published by Lee March 2nd, 2006 in Current Events This might be old news for most of... www.technorati.com /tag/current   (498 words)

 Current Archaeology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) These are the home pages of Current Archaeology, Britain's leading archaeological magazine, and of its sister magazine, Current World Archaeology. If you have an interest in anything to do with archaeology, this is the place to find out about digs, discoveries, the latest news, and all about our magazines. Current World Archaeology, was launched in September 2003, and immediately achieved a great success, with circulation rising to 11,000 subscribers in the first 6 months. www.compulink.co.uk /~archaeology   (146 words)

 current They are currently in their Biannual Review and were taken to task by members of the audiance and Council members. Through the workshop, public consensus felt that even though Cal Trans is using a small parcel for storage (Industrial) the remainder of the parcel should be used for high density housing and commercial application, and not Industrial, all being mindful of the wetlands and natural environment. The Town currently doesn't include Donner Residents in any planning of various activities that they schedule for the Donner Lake Area, which have impacted parking, pollution, noise levels, etc at the lake. www.donner-lake.com /current.htm   (16379 words)

 Current Archaeology If you would like to find out more about Current Archaeology, or Current World Archaeology then click on one of the leaflets to the left. We hope these pages will give a good idea of what Current Archaeology is all about. We celebrate with a special double issue, looking back at archaeology over the past 20 years. www.archaeology.co.uk   (564 words)

 Current Drugs - Thomson Scientific Current Drugs was founded in 1989 and became internationally recognised as an innovative company committed to the delivery of leading edge competitor intelligence tools for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Current Drugs information solutions and services are now provided by Thomson Scientific. You can keep up to date with all our product, events and training news via our new home page http://scientific.thomson.com. www.current-drugs.com   (195 words)

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