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Introduction to Electricity

Introduction to Electricity

This course explains the fundamentals of electricity, including voltage, current, magnetism, and Ohm’s Law. It introduces inductance, capacitance, and resistance, and discusses the basics of dc circuits, including series, parallel, and series parallel. It continues with the fundamental components that control circuit current and voltage, their applications, and their associated symbols. Introduction to Electricity is available in online format only.

TPC Training Systems is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

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Lesson 1 - Electrical Fundamentals

Explains the fundamentals of electricity including voltage, current, basics of magnetism, and Ohm's Law. Also introduces inductance, capacitance, and resistance.

Topics:

Course Introduction, Electron Theory, Bohr's Atom, Electron Transfer, Units & Symbols, Constants, Variables, SI Prefixes, Electrical Charges, Charge, Voltage, Voltage Defined, Volts Applied, Current, Current Defined, Density, Electrical Energy, Current Applied, Joule's Law, Resistance, Conductance, Resistors, Inductance, Inductors, Inductor Voltage, Energy Stored, Capacitance, Capacitors, Current, Voltage, Energy Stored, Electrical Laws, Ohm's Law, Watt's Law/Power, Basic Magnetism, Applications, Magnetism, Magnetic Fields, Polarity, Right Hand Rule

Lesson 2 - Introduction to Electrical Circuits

Discusses the basics of dc circuits, including series, parallel, and series parallel. Course continues with the fundamental components that control circuit current and voltage, their applications, and their associated symbols.

Topics:

Course Introduction, Circuits Defined, Introduction, Circuits, Node, Loop, Branch, Open-Closed, Short Circuit, Disconnection, Ground, Circuit Protection, Series Circuits, Defined, Batteries, Resistors, Inductors, Capacitors, Series Laws, Ohm's Law, Watt's Law, Parallel Circuits, Defined, Batteries, Resistors, Inductors, Capacitors, Combination Circuits, Reduction, Circuit Components, Switches, Diodes, Transistors, ICs, Solenoids, Relays, Transformers, Resistors, Fuses & Circuit Breakers

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