Plant Science: Basic Electrical Circuits

4.2 5 Reviews SKU: AOPC00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with basic principles associated with the parts and operation of electrical circuits. After completing this course, participants should be able to identify the parts of a basic circuit; describe the relationships between voltage, current, and resistance in a circuit; explain how current flows through series circuits and parallel circuits; describe the basic operation of transformers, fuses, circuit breakers, and solenoids; and explain how voltmeters and ammeters can help operators detect electrical problems.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • List the parts of a basic circuit.
  • Explain how Ohm's Law describes the relationships between current, voltage, and resistance in a circuit.
  • Explain the basic difference between series circuits and parallel circuits with respect to current flow.
  • Describe the basic operation of a transformer.
  • Explain the difference between a step-up transformer and a step-down transformer.
  • State the general function of fuses and circuit breakers.
  • Describe the basic operation of a fuse.
  • Describe the basic operation of a circuit breaker.
  • Describe the basic operation of a solenoid.
  • Explain how voltmeters and ammeters can help personnel spot electrical problems before equipment damage occurs.

Customer Reviews

8/19/2019

Super

“Super.”

Albert L. Verified Customer

8/6/2019

Super!

“Super!”

Albert L. Verified Customer

5/3/2019

Good information

“Good information that pertains to what I use and see daily in the field.”

Christopher H. Verified Customer

2/24/2019

Average

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Fergus J. Verified Customer

12/12/2018

Great module, needs to be updated. Serves as an excellent electrical introduction.

“Great module, needs to be updated. Serves as an excellent electrical introduction.”

Eric F. Verified Customer

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