Electric Currents

  • Wolfgang DemtröderEmail author
Part of the Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics book series (ULNP)


In this chapter we are going to introduce the basic features of stationary electric currents and their various actions as well as methods of their measurements. Especially the mechanisms of electric conductivity in solids, liquids and gaseous materials are explained. Also some possibilities for realizing electric current sources are represented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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