Module 6: Current and Circuits

Syllabus List of Modules Schedule Laboratories

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Web Material: Electric Current

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module students will be familiar with the definitions of current density, current, resistance, and resistivity.  They will be able to solve simple circuit problems.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapters 21
bulletCD and Workbook, Modules 13.1-13.3
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 12

 
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Web Material: Kirchhoff's Rules

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module students will be able to use Kirchhoff's rules to analyze DC circuits.  Students will be able to find the equivalent resistance of resistors in series and in parallel.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapters 21
bulletCD and Workbook, Modules 13.4-13.5
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 13

If you miss having regular lectures, consider this video lecture.

bullet Lecture 9: Currents, Resistivity, Ohm's Law