Laboratory Electronics 1
Phys 261
Voltage and Current Division
Purpose: Apply the theory of voltage and current division.
Equipment Required
1 - Digital Multimeter
1 - Triple Power Supply (with current limit)
1 - Protoboard
1 2.7k 1/4W Resistor
2 1k 1/4W
Laboratory Electronics 1
Phys 261
The Art of Electrical Measurements
Purpose: Introduce fundamental electrical test and measurement tools and the art of
making electrical measurements.
Equipment Required
1 Digital Multimeter
1 - Variable DC Power Supply
1
Kirchos Laws, Resistance, Series and Parallel
Ph 261 Lab 03
Charles Kankelborg
September 8, 2011
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Purpose
6. The circuit drawn in gure 2 may look complicated, but it is easy to solve. Look carefully at
the symmetry of the resistor arrangement. Use
KCL an
Physics 261
Exam 1
Remember to show your work.
Name:
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1. (6 points ) A 12V car battery contains 2 105 Coulombs of charge.
Two 60 W headlights are left on, connected in parallel to the battery.
Assuming the battery voltage remains constant, how long will
Physics 261
Homework #79 2
1. Faissler, problem 32.
2. Faissler, problem 34.
3. The texbook unfortunately puts two different currents simultaneously
through R2 in problem 35.1 Please rectify Faisslers blunder by cross-
ing out [3, and let [2 represent