Resistors

Resistors

As one of the basic building blocks in modern technology, Resistors are found in nearly every electrical and electronic circuit. Resistors Course Objectives Explain how to use Ohm’s Law to solve for unknown circuit quantities. Summarize Kirchhoff’s Laws and how they are used to solve for unknown circuit quantities. Quiz Information To proceed with lessons… Read More »

Electrical Power

Electrical Power

A 60 watt light bulb. A 500 watt power supply. A 1000 watt microwave. Electrical Power and its unit, the watt, are routinely encountered and used in everyday life. Even though the term may be familiar, most people probably do not understand the concept of electrical power. As an electrician or technician, you not only… Read More »

Electromagnetism

Electromagnetism

Motors, generators, servos, and many other industrial devices apply the basic principles of Electromagnetism. A solid grasp of these principles is required for not only the understanding of how these devices work, but how they are controlled. Electromagnetism Course Objectives Describe the four characteristics of a magnet. Define flux density. Describe how the “left-hand rule… Read More »

Conductors and Insulators

Conductors and Insulators

Every technician and electrician needs a fundamental understanding of the properties of Conductors and Insulators and the means to prevent current flowing. From miniature circuit boards to the million miles of transmission lines in the world, conductors are the means to move electric currents. Conductors and Insulators Course Objectives Describe the characteristics of a good… Read More »

Basic Laws of Electrical Circuits

Basic Laws of Electrical Circuits

Mastery of a few Basic Laws of Electrical Circuits is needed to successfully analyze typical problems with circuits or equipment. Much of the day-to-day work of an industrial electrician and technician involves taking readings and performing preventive maintenance of devices and equipment. The challenge is knowing what to do if the readings are not as… Read More »

Basic Electricity

Basic Electricity

Basic Electricity module begins with the basic principles of electricity that every technician and electrician need to know. Building on these principles, technicians and electricians will be able to grasp more advanced topics and understand the principles of operation for specific equipment found on the job. Basic Electricity Course Objectives Describe how an electrical charge… Read More »

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