5F20.10 - Kirchhoff's Law
Video Credit: Jonathan M. Sullivan-Wood
Hook the resistors into parallel and series pairs. Attach a multimeter to each type circuit for measuring of voltages, capacitance, or resistances. Voltage drops across resistors may be demonstrated with this equipment.
Craig Kletzing has specific circuits he wants set up using 10 K resistors when demonstrating Kirchhoff's Law in class. Those circuit diagrams are in the 5F10.10 - Ohm's Law box along with all the multimeters needed.
John Prineas has several circuits he wants to show in class using lights in either a series circuit of three bulbs, or a parallel circuit of two bulbs to dispel the misconception that current gets "used up" in a circuit. Each circuit is set up with amp meters to show the input current, the current coming out of each bulb, and the output current. If desired you can also throw in a multimeter to measure voltages across the bulbs in the circuit.
John Prineas has a Kirchhoff's law circuit that has a 3K, a 6K, a 12K, and an 18K Ohm resistor. The circuit test ground lead and the common lead from the voltmeter are also grounded to the table power strip so that it is not floating. The ground test lead and the voltage lead from the voltmeter are then used to measure voltages anywhere around the circuit.
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