Electricity 101 is an interactive computer program that will give you an intrinsic understanding of electricity through the use of text, graphics, animation, and sample problems. No prior knowledge of electricity is assumed or required.
Here is the Table of Contents of the program...
Table of Contents
Why study electricity?
What do I care about electrons?
Where do I go from here?
2. What Is Electricity?
What is an electron?
What is a valence electron?
What makes a good conductor of electricity?
3. How Does Electricity Flow?
What makes electrons move?
How do electrons move?
Where do electrons go?
4. How Is Electricity Made?
What are the 6 Categories of Electricity?
5. How Is Electricity Measured?
What is an amp?
What is a volt
What is resistance?
What is Ohm's Law?
What is a VOM?
How is a VOM connected to measure volts, amps, and ohms?
6. What is AC and DC?
What is DC?
What is AC?
What is Frequency?
What is Hertz?
What is RMS?
What is a Sinewave?
What is 3 Phase AC?
7. How Is Electricity Sold?
What are Watts?
What are Kilowatt-Hours?
8. What Are Some Types of Circuits?
What is an Open Circuit?
What is a Short Circuit?
What is a Series Circuit?
What is a Parallel Circuit?
9. How Is Electricity Made Safe?
How Much Electricity is Dangerous?
How Can We Protect Against Lightning?
How Can We Protect Against Short Circuits?
What Is a fuse?
What Is a Circuit Breaker?
What Is a GFCI?
What Is an AFGI?
Why are some wires bigger than others?
10. How is My House Wired?
What is a transformer?
What is a panelboard?
What is a single-pole breaker?
What is a two-pole breaker?
Why doesn't that bird get electrocuted?
Electricity 101 is written in .html format so you can use your favorite internet browser to navigate through it using hyperlinks, bookmarks, and word searches.
Electricity 101 requires no software installation on your computer. Just insert the CD and the Table of Contents will appear on your screen.
Electricity 101 is written by a Professional Engineer with 14 years industrial experience and 20 years experience teaching electrical engineering technology at the college level.
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· IBM® 486 or higher compatible computer
· Windows 95® or greater, including Windows XP®, Vista®, and Windows 7®.
· An internet browser such as Internet Explorer®, Netscape®, Firefox®, Chrome®, etc.
· CD-ROM drive