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I How charges can flow in circuit wires at the same potential

  1. Dec 24, 2017 #26

    Mister T

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    The resistance of the wires is negligible in comparison to the resistors and other circuit elements.
     
  2. Dec 25, 2017 #27
    Say in a segment (current flowing from left to right) at a time to its left current is high and to its right its less..........
    So to conserve charge, some charge stays at the junction.............
    Now due to this piled up charge electric field will now push the charges on its left opposing their flow and push those on its right to support their flow........
    The higher current eventually falls down and the lower current Eventually rises up....

    This happens till they are again equal
     
  3. Dec 25, 2017 #28

    sophiecentaur

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    When there's any change, an EM wave flows. That's the way to look at it.
     
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