Goodheart, Clarence F. Formerly, Department of Electrical Engineering, Union College, Schenectady, New York.
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An electric circuit in which the elements, branches (elements in series), or components are connected between two points with one of the two ends of each component connected to each point. The illustration shows a simple parallel circuit. In more complicated electric networks one or more branches of the network may be made up of combinations of series or series-parallel elements. See also: Circuit (electricity)
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