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Series Parallel Circuits

Series/Parallel circuits are reduced to an equivalent resistance and that resistance is verified by measuring the total current and total voltage....

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Kirchhoff's Circuit Laws

Verify the laws for a resistive circuit using a DC input and for a time varying RC circuit. The DC portion and the RC portion of the lab are...

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Capacitance

Investigate how the capacitance of a parallel-plate capacitor varies when the plate separation is changed and to qualitatively see the effect...

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RC Circuit

For a capacitor discharging through a resistor, the half-life for the decay is measured directly and also calculated using the capacitive time...

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LRC Series Circuit

The phase differences between the output voltage, the voltage across the inductor, the voltage across the capacitor, and the voltage across the...

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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,...

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Properties of Diodes

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

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NPN Transistor

Investigate the operation of an NPN transistor.

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Current Gain of a Transistor

Measure the current gain of an NPN transistor.

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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.

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