3 Use the DMM to measure the total current flowing through the circuit

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3. Use the DMM to measure the total current flowing through the circuit. Similarly measure the current flowing through each of 3 resistors. Record these measurements in Table 2.2. 4. Use the following relationship to verify Kirchhoff’s current law: I    I 1 I 2 I 3 (2.5) Use the current divider rule to determine the current flowing through each of 3 resistors. Calculate the sum of the currents flowing through all 3 resistors. Does this calculated sum agree with the measured sum found in the previous step? Comment on the validity of Kirchhoff’s current law and the current divider rule based on your measurement results. Element Current through element (mA) Calculated Measured I (through Voltage Source) R1 (Ω) I1 R2(Ω) I2 R3(Ω) I3 Spring 2019-2020 Physics II Lab PHY102 + - Vs1 V 5 R3 320 ohm R2 ohm 660 R1 1k ohm
P a g e | 6 Verification of KCL: The following relationship is verified: I1+I2+I3 = I What is KVL and KCL? Write your conclusions about the measured results _________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________ Spring 2019-2020 Physics II Lab PHY102

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