BASIC DC THEORY 12

<previous  BASIC DC THEORY 12   next> BATTERY OPERATIONS Once the basic theory behind the operation of batteries is understood, we can apply these concepts to better understand the way batteries are utilized.                     <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 12   next> … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 11

<previous  BASIC DC THEORY 11   next> BATTERY THEORY A battery converts chemical energy to electrical energy. This conversion enables electrical power to be stored.                 <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 11   next> … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 10

<previous  BASIC DC THEORY 10   next> BATTERY TERMINOLOGY Batteries are used for a wide variety of services throughout technology today. To begin to study battery operation and characteristics, a few terms that are used with batteries must be understood.           <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 10   next> … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 9

 <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 9   next>     CAPACITANCE Because of the effect of capacitance, an electrical circuit can store energy, even after being … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 8

<previous  BASIC DC THEORY 8   next>   INDUCTANCE                             <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 8   next> … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 7

<previous  BASIC DC THEORY 7   next>   DC CIRCUIT FAULTS Faults within a DC circuit will cause various effects, depending upon the nature of the fault. An understanding of the effects of these faults is necessary to fully understand DC circuit operation.                <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 7   next> … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 6

  <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 6   next> DC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS   All of the rules governing DC circuits that have been discussed so far can now be applied to analyze complex DC circuits. To apply these rules effectively, loop equations, node equations, and equivalent resistances must be used. Loop Equations As we have already learned, Kirchhoff’s Laws provide a practical means to … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 5

  <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 5   next> KIRCHHOFF’S LAWS   Kirchhoff’s two laws reveal a unique relationship between current, voltage, and resistance in electrical circuits that is vital to performing and understanding electrical circuit analysis.   Kirchhoff’s Laws In all of the circuits examined so far, Ohm’s Law described the relationship between … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 4

  <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 4   next>   VOLTAGE POLARITY AND CURRENT DIRECTION   Before introducing the laws associated with complex DC circuit analysis, the importance of voltage polarity and current direction must be understood. This chapter will introduce the polarities and current direction associated with DC circuits.   Conventional and Electron Flow The … [Read more...]

BASIC DC THEORY 3

 <previous  BASIC DC THEORY 3   next>   BASIC DC CIRCUIT CALCULATIONS       Each type of DC circuit contains certain characteristics that determine the way its voltage and current behave. To begin analysis of the voltages and currents at each part of a circuit, an understanding of these characteristics is … [Read more...]

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