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LRC Resonance

The current through a series LRC circuit is examined as a function of applied frequency and the effects of changing the values of the resistance,...

College / Physics

Properties of Diodes

Investigate the characteristic curves (I vs. V) of various types of diodes and to determine their “turn-on” voltages.

College / Physics

Build a Rectifier

Build a half wave rectifier and to examine its properties. An RC filter circuit is then added to produce a DC power supply and the dependence...

College / Physics

NPN Transistor

Investigate the operation of an NPN transistor.

College / Physics

Current Gain of a Transistor

Measure the current gain of an NPN transistor.

College / Physics

Earth's Magnetic Field

The magnitude and direction of the Earth's magnetic field are measured using a Magnetic Field Sensor mounted on a Rotary Motion Sensor.

College / Physics

Magnetic Field Mapping

Visualize the magnetic field by using small compasses to trace magnetic field lines for a dipole, a repulsive dipole, and a quadrupole field.

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Induction: Magnet through a Coil

Examine Faraday's Law of Induction: A magnet is dropped through a coil and the voltage across the coil graphed as a function of time. The total...

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Magnetic Field in a Current Carrying Coil

The radial and axial magnetic fields of a current carrying coil are plotted versus position as the Magnetic Field Sensor is passed through the...

College / Physics

Circuits Experiment Board

In this lab, students will learn how to construct a simple circuit to power a light bulb. Students will practice representing electrical circuits...

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