Electrical TermsThis site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards , but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. If you experience any problems with the site, please contact Pete Hoffman immediately so corrections can be made. Pete can be reached on campus, via email at phoffman swtc. Ammeters are always connected in series with the circuit to be tested. One ampere is the amount of current flow provided when one volt of electrical pressure is applied against one ohm of resistance.
Lesson 1 - Voltage, Current, Resistance (Engineering Circuit Analysis)
Understanding Basic Electrical Theory
In order to understand even the simplest concepts of electronics, you must first understand what electricity is. After all, the whole purpose of electronics is to get electricity to do useful and interesting things. The concept of electricity is both familiar and mysterious. We all know what electricity is, or at least have a rough idea, based on practical experience. In particular, consider these points:.
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