[Top] [All Lists]

Re: [Amps] "Conventional" current flow

To: amps <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] "Conventional" current flow
From: Ron Youvan <>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2016 17:54:46 -0500
List-post: <">>
On 11/19/2016 03:38 PM, Jerry O. Stern wrote:

Great explanation as always.  So if "flow" is a mathematical construct, in
the early days of modern electricity why did the great fathers arbitrarily
pick current flow opposite of electron movement?  Couldn't they have
reversed it and maintained the concept at least wrt electrons while
maintaining the same mathematical construct of ignoring the sign of the

I think the cement had set before electrons had been discovered in a ancient dig is darkest Africa.
  Ron  KA4INM - Youvan's corollary:
                Every action results in unwanted side effects.
Amps mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>