Applied DC Fundamentals: Voltage, Resistance, Current, Ohm's Law & DC Circuits

Applied DC Fundamentals: Voltage, Resistance & Current is part one of the Applied DC Fundamentals four-part training series.

Course objectives include:

  • Describe the basic parts of an atom and how they relate to electric charge
  • Explain the nature of electric charge and potential
  • Explain the cause and effect of voltage, current, and resistance
  • Explain the units and typical notation for voltage, current, and resistance
  • Identify complete, open, and shorted circuits
  • Identify various types of fixed resistors and their marking systems
  • Understand how a potentiometer and a rheostat differ and their applications
  • Define the steps for measuring current, voltage, and resistance.

Course menu:

Nature of Electricity

  • What is Electricity?
  • Charge and Potential
  • Voltage and EMF Current
  • Resistance
  • Units and Notation

DC Voltage, Resistance, and Current

  • Complete Circuits
  • Resistor Types
  • Potentiometers and Rheostats
  • Measuring Current
  • Measuring Voltage
  • Measuring Resistance

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