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Electronics:Intro

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Quantities:
Voltage
Current
Power
Devices:
Resistor
Capacitor
Inductor
LED
Transistor
OpAmp
Laws:
OhmsLaw
KirchhoffsLaws

Voltage

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9V

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Voltage

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9V

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Voltage=pressurethatpusheselectronsthroughcircuit
Wateranalogy:voltage=altitudeofwater

Current

3A

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Current

3A

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Current=flowofelectronsthroughcircuit
Wateranalogy:current=flowofwater

Power

http://www.usbr.gov
/power/data/sites/glencany/
glencany.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki
/Hydroelectric

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http://www.wapa.gov/newsroom/
cct/2005/july15/27no141a.htm

Power

http://www.usbr.gov
/power/data/sites/glencany/
glencany.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki
/Hydroelectric

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http://www.wapa.gov/newsroom/
cct/2005/july15/27no141a.htm

Power=voltagexcurrent
Wateranalogy:power=altitudedropxflow

Resistor

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Resistor

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Resistorreducescurrentflow
Wateranalogy:flowlessforwindingriver

Capacitor

1mF

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Capacitor

1mF

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Capacitorstorescharge
Wateranalogy:tankstoreswater

Inductor

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1H

http://www.magnariders.com/
html/Rides/rally/2005_Rally.ht
ml

Inductor

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1H

http://www.magnariders.com/
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Inductorcreatesmagneticfieldopposingcurrentchange
Wateranalogy:millwheelwithinertiaopposesflowchange

LED

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http://www.furuier.com/english
/product/index0.htm

http://www.xmission.com/~m3lody/
junk/xmas2002/lit_waterfall1.jpg

LED

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http://www.furuier.com/english/
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http://www.xmission.com/~m3lody/
junk/xmas2002/lit_waterfall1.jpg

LEDlightsupandactslikevoltagedrop
Wateranalogy:litwaterfall

Transistor

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B
E

Transistor

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B
E

Transistorcurrentflowcontrolledbysecondsmallcurrentflow
Wateranalogy:spillwayfordamcontrolledbyhydraulicline

OpAmp

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9V
vp

vo

vn
-9V

OpAmp

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9V
vp

vo

vn
-9V

Opampmagnifiesvoltageacrossinputs
Wateranalogy:Levertranslatessmallpressureintohighpressure

OhmsLaw

9V

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OhmsLaw

9V

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Currentinresistor=voltage/resistance
Wateranalogy:flow=altitudedrop/lengthofriver

KirchhoffsVoltageLaw

9V

v1

v2

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KirchhoffsVoltageLaw

9V

v1

v2

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Sumofvoltagedropsaroundloop=0
Wateranalogy:totalaltitudechangeforloop=0

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KirchhoffsCurrentLaw

i2

i1

i3

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KirchhoffsCurrentLaw

i2

i1

i3

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Sumofcurrentflowingoutofnode=0
Wateranalogy:whatflowsinmustflowout

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