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# Microsoft_PowerPoint___EC1intro - EC1 Electric...

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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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In section V1 the circuit shown in the figure is used for the following tasks: 1. Measure the current I through R. Estimate the current uncertainty I 2. Measure the voltage V applied across R. Estima 2 m 2 te the voltage uncertainty V 3. Calculate Compare this value with the value R measured using a digital multimeter. 4. Calculate the uncertainty in R V R I VI RR = ∆∆  ∆= +   Section V1 (Page 2) I A V E R 1 R + + + - - - I
. . . . . V I O I V In section V-2 you will measure five pairs of (V,I) values for a resistor R

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## This lab report was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PHY 158 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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