158-EC1 Intro rev 2

# 158-EC1 Intro rev 2 - EC1 Electric Circuits (Ohms Law) In...

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EC1 Electric Circuits (Ohm’s Law) In this lab you will accomplish the following tasks 1. Measure the resistance R of a resistor 2. Measure the resistance R of resistors connected in series 3. Measure the resistance R of resistors connected in parallel 4. Record the V-I curves for an Ohmic conductor (resistor) using DC and AC voltage supply 5. Record the V-I curve for an non-Ohmic conductor (Silicon diode) using a DC voltage supply (page 1)

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Section V1 + - A V E R 1 R + + - I - In section V1 the circuit shown in the figure is used for the following tasks: 1. Measure the current through . Estimate the current uncertainty . Measure the voltage applied across . Estima IR I R Δ the voltage uncertainty 2. Measure the voltage VR te the voltage uncertainty 3. Calculate Compare this value with the value measured using m V R I V R = Δ 22 a digital multimeter. 4. Calculate the uncertainty in VI RR I R ΔΔ ⎛⎞ Δ= + ⎜⎟ ⎝⎠ (Page 2)
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## This note was uploaded on 03/26/2010 for the course PHY 158 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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158-EC1 Intro rev 2 - EC1 Electric Circuits (Ohms Law) In...

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