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Measuring Electrical Current: The Roads Not Taken
The Physics Teacher
  • Tom Greenslade, Kenyon College
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Disciplines
Abstract
Recently I wrote about the standard Weston meter movement1,2 that is at the heart of all modern analogue currentmeasurements. Now I will discuss other techniques used to measureelectric current that, despite being based on valid physical principles, are largely lost in technological history.
Citation Information
The Roads Not Taken”, The Physics Teacher, 49, 286-288 (2011)