5F20.40 - Wheatstone Bridge
Plug in the power supply that is mounted on the demo unit. Choose one of the unknown resistances and put it into the circuit. By adjusting the resistor box to the proper values and finding the place on the slide wire where the galvanometer read no deflection the exact resistance of the unknown or approximate resistor may be determined.
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- Eg-6: Freier and Anderson, A Demonstration Handbook for Physics.
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- Forrest M. Mims III, "Wheatstone Bridge", Vol. IV - Electronic Formulas, Symbols & Circuits, p. 103.
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