DCS # | DEMONSTRATION | REFERENCE | ABSTRACT |
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5F20.00 | Circuit Analysis | ||

5F20.10 | Kirchoff's voltage law | PIRA 200 | Measure the voltages around a three resistor and battery circuit. |

5F20.10 | Kirchoff's voltage law | 5F20.10 | Same as Eo-2. |

5F20.10 | Kirchoff's voltage law | Eo-2 | Measure the voltages around a three resistor and battery circuit. |

5F20.10 | sum of IR drops | Disc 18-02 | Measure the voltages across three resistors and a battery in a series circuit. |

5F20.13 | voltage divider | Eo-3 | A simple series circuit of a battery and two resistors. |

5F20.15 | continuity of current | PIRA 500 | |

5F20.15 | continuity of current | 5F20.15 | Same as Eo-4. |

5F20.15 | continuity of current | Eo-4 | An ammeter can be inserted into any branch of a circuit to show currents in and out of a node. |

5F20.16 | conservation of current | Disc 17-27 | Measure the currents entering and leaving a node. |

5F20.20 | superposition of current | PIRA 1000 | |

5F20.20 | superposition of current | 5F20.20 | Same as Eo-7. |

5F20.20 | superposition of currents | Eo-7 | Measure the current from one battery, a second in another position, and the combination in a circuit. |

5F20.20 | superposition | 30-2.6 | Shows a standard superposition circuit. |

5F20.25 | reciprocity | PIRA 1000 | |

5F20.25 | reciprocity | 30-2.7 | Shows a standard reciprocity circuit. |

5F20.30 | potentiometer | PIRA 1000 | |

5F20.30 | potentiometer | 5F20.30 | A slide wire potentiometer is used with a battery and demonstration galvanometer. |

5F20.30 | potentiometer | Eg-7 | A slide wire potentiometer with a standard cell. |

5F20.31 | rheostat as potential divider | E-160 | Contrast the slide wire rheostat when used as a rheostat or potential divider. |

5F20.32 | long potentiometer | E-161 | Use a ten foot length of nichrome wire as a slide wire potentiometer. |

5F20.33 | rheostat potential divider | E-3c | A rheostat and six volt battery demonstrate a potential divider. |

5F20.40 | Wheatstone bridge | PIRA 1000 | |

5F20.40 | wheatstone bridge - slide wire | Eg-6 | The slide wire Wheatstone bridge. |

5F20.40 | wheatstone bridge - slide wire | E-156 | Two nichrome wires are stretched across the lecture bench and sliding clips connected to a galvanometer are used to find equal potential points. |

5F20.41 | wheatstone bridge - human galvan. | E-157 | Stretch a loop of close line previously soaked in salt solution in a parallelogram and hook the ends to a 110 V line. Touch two points of the same potential without shock. |

5F20.42 | wheatstone bridge | E-3b | A demonstration Wheatstone bridge with a built in meter and several plug in resistors. |

5F20.45 | light bulb Wheatstone bridge | PIRA 1000 | |

5F20.45 | lightbulb wheatstone bridge | 5F20.45 | A Wheatstone bridge configuration with lightbulbs for resistors. |

5F20.45 | light bulb wheatstone bridge | Eh-2 | Four light bulbs in a Wheatstone bridge arrangement with light bulb indicator. |

5F20.45 | light bulb wheatstone bridge | 30-2.3 | A light bulb Wheatstone bridge using 110 ac. |

5F20.45 | wheatstone bridge | E-155 | Four 60 W lamps in a diamond bridge with a 10 W lamp as the indicator. An additional 6 V lamp can be switched in when the circuit is balanced. |

5F20.45 | wheatstone bridge | Disc 17-25 | Three 110 V lamps and a rheostat make up the diamond of a Wheatstone bridge and a small lamp serves as an indicator. |

5F20.50 | series and parallel light bulbs | PIRA 200 | A light bulb board with switches allows configuration of several combinations of series and parallel lamps. |

5F20.50 | series and parallel light bulbs | 5F20.50 | |

5F20.50 | series and parallel light bulbs | Eh-1 | A light bulb board with switches allows configuration of several combinations. |

5F20.50 | parallel and series light bulbs | E-177 | Three similar wattage lamps in series, three in parallel. |

5F20.50 | series-parallel circuits | E-3a.1 | A series-parallel circuit with three bulbs and six switches can be connected 14 ways. |

5F20.50 | series/parallel light bulbs | Disc 17-24 | Three 110 V lamps are wired in series and three are wired in parallel. |

5F20.51 | light bulb board - 12 V | PIRA 1000 | |

5F20.51 | light bulb board - 12 V | 5F20.51 | A board with 12V bulbs and a car battery allow combinations of up to three series or three parallel loads. |

5F20.55 | series and parallel resistors | PIRA 1000 | |

5F20.55 | series/parallel resistors | Disc 17-23 | Measure the current flowing through a wire resistor with 6 V applied and then series and parallel combinations. |

5F20.56 | wire combinations | E-175 | A wire circuit is arranged so a segment of n length can have 1 or n wires in parallel. Drawing. |

5F20.60 | equalivanet resistance | PIRA 1000 | |

5F20.60 | equivalent series resistance | Eo-5 | A series of resistors in a circuit are replaced by a single resistor. |

5F20.61 | parallel resistance - integral value | TPT 2(3),131 | A formula for obtaining integral values of resistors in parallel to obtain an integral equivalent resistance. |

5F20.61 | equivalent parallel resistance | Eo-6 | Parallel resistors are replaced by a single resistor in a circuit. |

5F20.63 | Thevenin's equivalent resistance | 30-2.4 | A Wheatstone bridge resistance circuit is used to reduce resistor combinations to an equivalent resistance. |

5F20.64 | equivalent circuit flasher | AJP 46(7),762 | A neon flasher circuit shows the combination rules for series and parallel combinations of resistance and capacitance by timing light flashes. |

5F20.71 | large circuit boards | AJP 32(12),967 | A modular circuit board made for 500 student auditoriums. |

5F20.72 | general circuits board | E-2b | A circuit board laid out so meters can be plugged in and readings taken for demonstrations of series-parallel circuits and Kirchhoff's laws. |

5F20.75 | three-way switch | E-3d | A large circuit board demonstrates a three way switch. |

5F20.79 | one boar, river, six people | E-3e | An electrical circuit for solving the problem of getting across the river. |

5F20.95 | equivalent resistance analog comput. | 30-2.5 | Using the equivalent resistance of a circuit as an analog computer for finding the focal length of an optical problem. |

Reference | Description |
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M-1 | Sutton |

Ma-1 | Freier & Anderson |

M-1d | Hilton |

8-2.8 | Meiners |

1A12.01 | University of Minnesota Handbook |

AJP 52(1),85 | American Journal of Physics |

TPT 15(5),300 | The Physics Teacher |

Disc 01-01 | The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations |

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