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Module 1 - Terminology and Units of Measure

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Terminology and Units of Measurement


Introduction to the various terminologies and the units of measurement used in the study of electricity

Upon the completion of this module, you will understand how to:

1. Describe how the basic "building blocks"of matter—elements, compounds, molecules, atoms—are related to each other
2. Explain how atomic structure is related to the study of electricity
3. Define the coulomb, volt, ampere, and ohm
4. Identify how to use these units of measurement properly
5. State Ohm's Law
6. Use the equations commonly derived from Ohm's Law to calculate voltage, current, resistance, and power in electric circuits

Topic 1: Particles of Matter

* Topic Introduction and Objectives
* History of Electrons
* Terminology
* Terminology: The Atom
* Check-Point Question
* Check-Point Question
* The Electron and its Importance to Electricity
* Topic Summary

Topic 2: Units of Measurement

* Topic Introduction and Objectives
* The Coulomb
* Check-Point Question
* Electromotive Force or Voltage
* Relationship Between Amperes and Coulomb
* Unit of Measurement for Resistance
* Check-Point Question
* Topic Summary

Topic 3: Ohm's Law

* Topic Introduction and Objectives
* Expression for Ohm's Law
* Using the Equations from Ohm's Law
* Effect of Increasing Resistance on Current
* Equation Wheel for Ohm's Law
* Check-Point Question
* Topic Summary
* Assessment


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