Chapter 5
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Ohm’s Law

Objectives
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After completing this chapter, you will be
able to:
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Identify the three basic parts of a circuit
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Identify three types of circuit configurations
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Describe how current flow can be varied in a
circuit
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State Ohm’s law with reference to current,
voltage, and resistance

Objectives (cont’d.)
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Solve problems using Ohm’s law for current,
resistance, or voltage in series, parallel, and
series-parallel circuits
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Describe how the total current flow differs
between series and parallel circuits
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Describe how the total voltage drop differs
between series and parallel circuits
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Describe how the total resistance differs
between series and parallel circuits

Objectives (cont’d.)
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State and apply Kirchhoff’s current and voltage
laws
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Verify answers using Ohm’s law with
Kirchhoff’s law

Electric Circuits
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Electric circuit
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Path that current follows
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Series circuit, parallel circuit, or series-parallel
circuit
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Consists of a voltage source, load, and a
conductor

Electric Circuits (cont’d.)

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