15,000 Volts Traveling Through Wood. .. voltage doesn't travel, current does.
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#20 - Yesitsme has deleted their comment [-]
#122 to #20 - turboderp (03/05/2013) [-]
**turboderp rolled a random image posted in comment #101 at Yes, this is title. ** MFW Everyone can call themself an Electrical Engineer.. It's not a protected title.
**turboderp rolled a random image posted in comment #101 at Yes, this is title. ** MFW Everyone can call themself an Electrical Engineer.. It's not a protected title.
User avatar #255 to #122 - sausageparty (03/06/2013) [-]
Thing is, engineer is not an education. It's a job title. You work as an engineer. If what you do is engineering, then you're an engineer. People say "I'm going to school to become an engineer." No you're not. You're going to school to get a degree in engineering. Basically just like having an art degree doesn't make you an artist, and you don't need the degree to call yourself an artist.

So yes anyone can basically call themselves an Electrical Engineer if they work with some sort of construction or design that's got something to do with electricity. Not everyone can say they have a degree in electrical engineering though, as you'll need an actual diploma from a university or college to do that.
User avatar #256 to #255 - turboderp (03/06/2013) [-]
Don't have to have a job as an engineer to be an engineer. You can be an engineer in your freetime aswell. Thing is, most engineer titles are protected, like technical electro engineer. That's not something everyone can call themself, you must have a spesific education.
#138 to #20 - berkut (03/05/2013) [-]
Don´t you mean this?
Don´t you mean this?
#32 to #20 - theincorrigibleone (03/05/2013) [-]
mfw all I can think of is "Dude, me and Voltage are going on a road trip. You in?"
#58 - alexdevlin (03/05/2013) [-]
And here are 15,000 Volts traveling through Ash
#38 - MrShaggy (03/05/2013) [-]
& this is a current through glass.
& this is a current through glass.
#60 to #38 - Faz (03/05/2013) [-]
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#6 - DangerToManifold (03/04/2013) [-]
brb, off to measure the resistance of wood
#7 to #6 - DangerToManifold (03/04/2013) [-]
nevermind, it's too high for my multimeter to measure
User avatar #102 to #7 - Mickeyboi (03/05/2013) [-]
dry wood would have a resistance of about 1-10 petaohms (1000-10,000 teraohms).
wet wood somewhere around 1-10 kiloohms
User avatar #170 to #102 - simfar (03/05/2013) [-]
If your resistance measurements are somewhat accurate, for 10,000 teraohms
15,000 Volts / 10000000000000000 Ohms=
about
0.0000000000015 Amps or 1.5 PicoAmps
(next to **** all current flow, however i still wouldnt want to touch it)
User avatar #143 to #102 - annogram (03/05/2013) [-]
your face is a pentaohm
User avatar #33 to #7 - wheresthefudge (03/05/2013) [-]
If I remember correctly, a human has a resistance of somewhere around 4000 ohms. I would guess that a dried piece of wood would have a much higher measurement.
#8 - lordbyronxiv (03/04/2013) [-]
voltage doesn't travel, current does.
voltage doesn't travel, current does.
User avatar #149 to #8 - lovemakingwookie (03/05/2013) [-]
Depends on the moisture in the wood. Also, everything is conductible, just depends on how much current is behind the PD...
User avatar #158 to #149 - lordbyronxiv (03/05/2013) [-]
saying voltage traveled is like saying that if i place a ball at the top of a hill and that ball rolls down the hill, that the slope of the hill moved instead of the ball itself.
User avatar #249 to #158 - Zarke (03/05/2013) [-]
Relative to the ball, the slope did move. What you're thinking of is "gravity moved".
User avatar #88 to #8 - oishiine (03/05/2013) [-]
It's a 15,000 volt current, i.e. 15,000 volts traveling through wood
User avatar #159 to #88 - lordbyronxiv (03/05/2013) [-]
current is measured in amps. potential difference is measured in volts.

saying voltage traveled is like saying that if i place a ball at the top of a hill and that ball rolls down the hill, that the slope of the hill moved instead of the ball itself.
User avatar #209 to #159 - oishiine (03/05/2013) [-]
I suppose it would have been more correct to say "An X Amp (or megaamp) Current Flowing Through Wood" but this way people understand what he's talking about.
#185 to #159 - anon (03/05/2013) [-]
but since you can't measure the speed of the ball through out the travel you just tell how steep the slope is GEDITTT ?

User avatar #39 to #8 - gayboard (03/05/2013) [-]
I learned today.
#77 to #8 - anon (03/05/2013) [-]
What do you expect from noobybooby?
User avatar #217 to #8 - limb (03/05/2013) [-]
I'm an electrician and I approve this message.
#204 to #8 - sheperdofthestars (03/05/2013) [-]
At first I read "Voltaire doesn't travel" And I was like "Of course he does, he still does live tours, right?"

I think I need to go to bed.
User avatar #97 to #8 - zzitro (03/05/2013) [-]
Well as seeing that you don't know the resistance of the wood, you can't properly gauge the current; however there is a 15,000 volt drop across the two nodes.
So "travelling" may not have been the best wording, but it got the point across
User avatar #41 to #8 - thepyras (03/05/2013) [-]
I believe he gave the voltage as a measurement of how much energy was flowing through the wood, as current cannot flow without voltage. I can't imagine why people are thumbing this up.
#212 to #41 - anon (03/05/2013) [-]
voltage=pressure

amperage=actual current flow
User avatar #160 to #41 - lordbyronxiv (03/05/2013) [-]
energy is measured in joules, not volts. If he said electron volts he'd be closer, but even then its the flow of electric charge that creates this effect, not the potential difference.
User avatar #166 to #160 - simfar (03/05/2013) [-]
/watts
User avatar #254 to #166 - lordbyronxiv (03/06/2013) [-]
power is measured in watts. (energy/time)
User avatar #167 to #166 - simfar (03/05/2013) [-]
V x I = Power in watts
V= I x R
(V= voltage
I= current
R= resistance)
#216 to #167 - padorak ONLINE (03/05/2013) [-]
Why do you people insist on making me feel retarded.
Why do you people insist on making me feel retarded.
User avatar #229 to #216 - edurodgermartinez (03/05/2013) [-]
it's literally the first (and easiest) thing you do in physics at school, stop complaining
#253 to #229 - kiboz (03/05/2013) [-]
nah, you do the mechanics, the gravitational, the thermodynamics, the fluids, the molecular and then comes electricity and **** .
User avatar #258 to #253 - edurodgermartinez (03/06/2013) [-]
first thing I did was electricity...even if it isn't first thing you do...it's basic stuff, it's not like it's completely impossible
#259 to #258 - kiboz (03/06/2013) [-]
true, true
User avatar #202 to #41 - anonomoz (03/05/2013) [-]
the measurement of how much energy flows is called current, the measurement of how much energy potentially can flow is called voltage
User avatar #246 to #162 - schmuxy (03/05/2013) [-]
That post just gave me an aneurysm.
User avatar #252 to #246 - Zarke (03/05/2013) [-]
Really? It should have given you fibrillation.
#189 - Warzonebeta (03/05/2013) [-]
I feel this will be a most appropriate reaction image for this here content Eh.
#152 to #65 - evenx (03/05/2013) [-]
He's right! It'll have to be.... at least 3 times bigger!
#16 - jchipper (03/05/2013) [-]
ME NEXT
#207 - kanpai (03/05/2013) [-]
half-life 3 confirmed
#221 to #207 - veneficium ONLINE (03/05/2013) [-]
33 thumbs up, half life 3 confirmed
#224 to #221 - dingbox (03/05/2013) [-]
Dude, you wont belive this **** ...!
#228 to #224 - cuberkid (03/05/2013) [-]
some voodoo **** going on right here...
#234 to #228 - veneficium ONLINE (03/05/2013) [-]
a never ending vicious cycle
#243 to #234 - kanpai (03/05/2013) [-]
..this can´t be a coincidence anymore.... can it?
#251 to #243 - ownednoobs (03/05/2013) [-]
I think it is...
User avatar #70 - psychopsychedelic (03/05/2013) [-]
Heh, touch it. Touch it you stupid cunt.
User avatar #186 to #172 - jellyraptorz (03/05/2013) [-]
is that torchwood?:]
#67 - learcticfox (03/05/2013) [-]
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#12 - ThpiderMan (03/05/2013) [-]



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#13 to #12 - taxation (03/05/2013) [-]
You asked for it.   
YOU BLOODY WELL ASKED FOR IT.
You asked for it.
YOU BLOODY WELL ASKED FOR IT.
User avatar #55 - smlsbrgnbrgn (03/05/2013) [-]
If you rotate your head at the end
you can see a 3
Half life 3 confirmed
#196 - haaaxderp (03/05/2013) [-]
I thought the electrodes were connected to someone's nipples at first...
I thought the electrodes were connected to someone's nipples at first...
#161 - johrai (03/05/2013) [-]
And to think, when I got tazed for training, it was 50,000 volts -.- Probably a lot lower amperage level though...

Either way, cool gif.
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#86 to #76 - tehkudasai (03/05/2013) [-]
Dat capacitance
#78 to #76 - vonboon (03/05/2013) [-]
ya volts dont mean alot without them amps
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User avatar #82 to #79 - salts (03/05/2013) [-]
depends..while in some cases this is true..there are exceptions

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xONZcBJh5A
#99 to #82 - bazda (03/05/2013) [-]
Great video! Thanks for sharing!

"50v< gg noob" lol
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