**Book Name:**Understanding DC Circuits by Patrick and Fardo**Author:**Patrick and Fardo**Pages:**543**Size:**28 MB

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**BASICS OF DC ELECTRONICS**

Unit Introduction

Unit Objectives

Important Terms

Electronic Systems

Energy, Work, and Power

Structure of Matter

Self-Examination

Electrostatic Charges

Static Electricity

Self-Exam ination

Electric Current

Conductors

Insulators

Semiconductors

Current Flow

Electric Force (Voltage)

Resistance

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

Volts, Ohms, and Amperes

Self-Exam ination

Components, Symbols, and Diagrams

Resistors

Schematics

Block Diagrams

Wiring Diagrams

Self-Examination

Electric Units

Scientific Notation

Self-Examination

Batteries

Self-Examination

Experimental Activities for DC Circuits

Tools and Equipment

Important Information

Lab Activity Troubleshooting and Testing

Experiment 1-1-Components, Equipment, and Symbols

Experiment 1-2-Resistor Color Code

Unit 1 Examination: Basics of DC Electronics

**MEASURING VOLTAGE, CURRENT, AND RESISTANCE**

Unit Introduction

Unit Objectives

Important Terms

Measuring Resistance

Self-Examination

Measuring Voltage

Measuring Current

Self-Examination

Parallel Circuit Measurements

Combination Circuit Measurements

Digital Meters

Self-Examination

Experiment 2-1-Measuring Resistance

Experiment 2-2-Measuring Voltage

Experiment 2-3-Measuring Current

Experiment 2-4-Familiarization with Power Supply

Unit 2 Examination: Measuring Voltage, Current, and Resistance

**OHMIS LAW AND ELECTRIC CIRCUITS**

Unit Introduction

Unit Objectives

Important Terms

Use of Calculators

Ohm’s Law

Self-Examination

Series Electric Circuits

Summary of Series Circuits

Examples of Series Circuits

Self-Examination

Parallel Electric Circuits

Summary of Parallel Circuits

Examples of Parallel Circuits

Self-Examination

Combination Electrical Circuits

Examples of Combination Circuits

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Self-Examination

Power in Electric Circuits

Voltage Divider Circuits

Self-Examination

Maximum Power Transfer

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law Problems

Equivalent Circuits

Self-Examination

Experiment 3-1-Application of Ohm’s Law

Experiment 3-2-Series DC Circuits

Experiment 3-3-Parallel DC Circuits

Experiment 3-4-Combination DC Circuits

Experiment 3-5-Power in DC Circuits

Experiment 3-6-Voltage Divider Circuits

Experiment 3-7-Kirchhoff’sVoltage Law

Experiment 3-8-Kirchhoff’s Current Law

Experiment 3-9-Superposition Method

Experiment 3-10-Thevinin Equivalent Circuits

Experiment 3-11-Norton Equivalent Circuits

Experiment 3-12-Maximum Power Transfer

Experiment 3-13-Bridge Circuits

Unit 3 Examination: Ohm’s Law and Electric Circuits

**MAGNETISM AND ELECTROMAGNETISM**

Unit Introduction

Unit Objectives

Important Terms

Permanent Magnets

Magnetic Field Around Conductors

Magnetic Field Around a Coil

Self-Examination

Electromagnets

Ohm’s Law for Magnetic Circuits

Domain Theory of Magnetism

Electricity Produced by Magnetism

Magnetic Effects

Self-Examination

Experiment 4-1-The Nature of Magnetism

Experiment 4-2-Electromagnetic Relays

Unit 4 Examination: Magnetism and Electromagnetism

**ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS**

Unit Introduction

Unit Objectives

Important Terms

Analog Instruments

Self-Examination

Comparison Instruments

CRT Instruments

Numerical Readout Instruments

Chart-Recording Instruments

Self-Examination

Unit 5 Examination: Electronic Instruments

**INDUCTANCE AND CAPACITANCE**

Unit Introduction

Unit Objectives

Important Terms

Inductance

Capacitance

Time-Constant Circuits

Self-Examination

Experiment 6-1-Time-Constant Circuits

Unit 6 Examination: Inductance and Capacitance

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