## Elements of Electrical Engineering: A Textbook of Principles and Practice |

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### Contents

ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC CIRCUITS CHAPTER I Electric Circuits and the Electric Current | 1 |

Power and Work | 7 |

Resistance | 10 |

Copyright | |

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