5F20.20 - Superposition of Current

Superposition of Current


PIRA Classification: 5F20.20

Description: A large Plexiglas board contains removable circuit elements (resistors, wires, and two batteries). The current at some point is read with two batteries in the circuit. One battery is removed, replaced with a shorting bar, and the current is measured. The same procedure is repeated with the other battery.

Special Instructions: Remove one wire from circuit and insert ammeter leads. Do not measure across circuit elements.

Condition: Good

Setup time: 1 minute

Safety Issues: None