What is the electron flow theory?

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Updated: 2nd October 2019

Electron flow is what we think of as electrical current. We are familiar with two types of electron flow, Direct Current, or DC, and Alternating Current, or AC. Direct Current is the kind of electrical flow we get from batteries and solar cells, when electrons travel in only one direction.

Hereof, what is the electronic theory?

Electron theory states all matter is comprised of molecules, which in turn are comprised of atoms, which are again comprised of protons, neutrons and electrons. A molecule is the smallest part of matter which can exist by itself and contains one or more atoms.

What is theory of electricity?

The "two-fluid" theory of electricity, created by Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, postulated that electricity was the interaction between two electrical 'fluids.' An alternate simpler theory was proposed by Benjamin Franklin, called the unitary, or one-fluid, theory of electricity.

Is electricity electrons?

All matter is made up of atoms, and atoms are made up of smaller particles called protons, neutrons and electrons. Electricity is created when particles become charged. Some are negatively charged (electrons), and some are positively charged (protons).
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