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Electricity and Basic Circuits


Summary Sheets

Practice Problems

Basic Electricity and DC circuits


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


Video Lectures

Power dissipation, resistors in series, in parallel


Kirchoff's Current and Voltage Laws


Voltage dividers and Potentiometers


Derivation of voltage divider output formula:

YouTube video

How to use a Multimeter: PDF


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.
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