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Electricity and Basic Circuits

Contents

Summary Sheets

Practice Problems

Basic Electricity and DC circuits

Reading

Lecture Slides

  • Power dissipation, resistors in series, in parallel: PDF
  • Kirchoff's Current and Voltage Laws: PDF
  • Voltage dividers and Potentiometers: PDF

Example problems

Using Multimeters and Breadboards

Videos:


Video Lectures

Power dissipation, resistors in series, in parallel

(8:00)

Kirchoff's Current and Voltage Laws

(8:00)

Voltage dividers and Potentiometers

(6:45)

Derivation of voltage divider output formula:

YouTube video

How to use a Multimeter: PDF

(13:00)

Using a multimeter to measure potentiometer resistance and voltage output

YouTube video

Sample Circuits

  • PDF with instructions on how to built a circuit to power an LED.
topics/electricity_and_circuits.txt · Last modified: 2020/01/08 14:51 by johnj