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EDT 109 - Basic Electricity

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours

This course is a study of direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) in electrical fundamental concepts and circuit analysis. Topics include voltage, current, resistance, impedance, Ohm’s law, power, circuit reduction, Kirchoff’s network analysis methods, network theorems, capacitors, inductors, transients and sine wave characteristics.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify elementary physical situations.
  2. Use algebra in solving basic physics problems.
  3. Distinguish between elementary physics situations that require a mathematical interpretation from those that do not.
  4. Explain physics phenomena.
  5. Apply theoretical concepts of physics in the conduction of laboratory experiments.
Listed Topics
  1. Units of measurement
  2. Kinematics, dynamic and laws of motion
  3. Work and energy
  4. Momentum and collisions
  5. Rotational motion
  6. Temperature, heat and thermodynamics
  7. Electricity and magnetism
  8. Mechanical and sound waves
  9. Light and optics
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006

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