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Unformatted text preview: First Edition, last update January 18, 2006 2 Lessons In Electric Circuits, Volume VI Experiments By Tony R. Kuphaldt First Edition, last update January 18, 2006 i c circlecopyrt 2002-2009, Tony R. Kuphaldt This book is published under the terms and conditions of the Design Science License. These terms and conditions allow for free copying, distribution, and/or modification of this document by the general public. The full Design Science License text is included in the last chapter. As an open and collaboratively developed text, this book is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the Design Science License for more details. Available in its entirety as part of the Open Book Project collection at: www.ibiblio.org/obp/electricCircuits PRINTING HISTORY First Edition: Printed in April 2002. Source files written in SubML format. SubML is a simple markup language designed to easily convert to other markups like L A T E X, HTML, or DocBook using nothing but search-and-replace substitutions. ii Contents 1 INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 Electronics as science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2 Setting up a home lab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.3 Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 2 BASIC CONCEPTS AND TEST EQUIPMENT 15 2.1 Voltmeter usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2.2 Ohmmeter usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 2.3 A very simple circuit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 2.4 Ammeter usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 2.5 Ohms Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 2.6 Nonlinear resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 2.7 Power dissipation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 2.8 Circuit with a switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 2.9 Electromagnetism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 2.10 Electromagnetic induction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 3 DC CIRCUITS 59 3.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 3.2 Series batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 3.3 Parallel batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 3.4 Voltage divider . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 3.5 Current divider . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 3.6 Potentiometer as a voltage divider...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course MECHANICAL MCGEMP 888 taught by Professor Huiweichen-natvale-lemtome during the Fall '09 term at University of Ottawa.

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