Also measure the voltage across the series

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Unformatted text preview: Parallel Keeping the 12 volt dc source, add a second resistor (of different value) to the circuit so that you have two resistors in series. Calculate the new resistance, given by R = R1 + R2 , and check by measuring with the DMM. Measure the new current in the circuit. Also measure the voltage across the series combination of resistors and the voltage across each resistor. Reconfigure the circuit so that the resistors are now in parallel. The new resistance is calculated from R = R1 R2 /(R1 + R2 ). As before, measure the total resistance, the voltage across the parallel combination, the current in the circuit and the current in each resistor. Results and Discussion Tabulate your results carefully, and discuss as fully as possible the relationship between the source voltage, resistance, the voltage across each resistor and the current(s) in the circuit for both the series and parallel configurations. 11...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course PHYS 2055 taught by Professor Drayethiraj during the Winter '14 term at Memorial University.

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