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Multimeter Basics

Multimeter Basics

This course demonstrates the differences between analog and digital testers and their proper usage. It also covers the fundamentals of using electrical testers as well as the testing of circuits and circuit components.

TPC Training Systems is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

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Lesson 1 - Using Electrical Testers

Demonstrates the differences between analog and digital testers and their proper usage. Also covers the fundamentals of using electrical testers as well as testing circuits and different circuit components.

Topics:

Course Introduction, Types of Meters, Analog Meters. Digital Meters, Meter Features, Display, Dial, Port Panel, Safety in Electrical Testing, Personal Safety, Equipment Safety, Multimeter Basics, Resolution, Digits & Counts, Range & Resolution, Accuracy, Testing Voltage, Testing DC Voltage, Testing AC Voltage, Testing Current, Clamp-on Meter, Current Probe, Standard Probes, Testing Components, Testing Continuity, Testing Resistance, Testing Capacitance, Testing Diodes

Lesson 2 - Starting and Charging Circuits

Explains how a battery stores and dispenses electrical power, how an alternator generates electricity—charging the battery and supplying additional electricity. Then, various components of starting systems are discussed, followed by remote start and stop features associated with many mobile vehicles.

Topics:

Course Introduction, Battery Systems, Battery Basics, Charging Systems, Charging System Basics, Starting System, Starting System Basics, Control & Crank Circuits, Starting Components, Remote Start and Stop

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