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Hope you don't mind me writing this, but the way we used to teach mechanics in the Navy how to visualize the Ohm's Law relationship was this. The voltage applied to a wire is like the pressure put out by a pump, the current in the line is like the flowrate of a liquid through a pipe, and the resistance of a load is like valve position. Therefore the amount of current in a circuit can be equated to the voltage (pressure) applied, and the resistance (valve position) of the load.
So, if you want more power, apply more voltage (raise pressure) for a given load which will raise current, or reduce the resistance of the load (open the valve more) which will also raise current.

Originally posted by wraitheHope you don't mind me writing this, but the way we used to teach mechanics in the Navy how to visualize the Ohm's Law relationship was this. The voltage applied to a wire is like the pressure put out by a pump, the current in the line is like the flowrate of a liquid through a pipe, and the resistance of a load is like valve position. Therefore the amount of current in a circuit can be equated to the voltage (pressure) applied, and the resistance (valve position) of the load.
So, if you want more power, apply more voltage (raise pressure) for a given load which will raise current, or reduce the resistance of the load (open the valve more) which will also raise current.
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