COURSE PROFILE SHEET
AC/DC CIRCUITS I
THE STUDENT CAN:
Explain the six sources of electricity.
Explain the parts of an Atom.
Interpret basic schematic
symbols and draw them.
Define voltage, current, resistance, and power.
Demonstrate an understanding of various color
3 and 4 banded resistors
Use ohm’s law to calculate voltage current, resistance, and power in series, parallel,
Define opens and shorts in terms of resistance, current, and voltage.
Construct series, parallel, and combination circuits on Labvolt Trainers.
Demonstrate the principles and operations of dc voltage divider circuits (loaded
Demonstrate an understanding of magnetic properties of circuits and devices.
Construct circuits with potentiometers and rheostats.
Demonstrate the correct use of voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, both analog and
trate correct safety habits when working with electricity.
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