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Current Flow & Series Circuits-Lab 1

PHY 231


Experimentally learn about current and resistance effects using basic series and parallel circuits.


Name Location Quantity
Battery, D 1.5V JE-105A-D57,D100 5 per table
Holder, D-Battery, Single JE-105A-D58 5 per table
Holder, Light Bulb, Miniature JE-105A-D59 5 per table
Light Bulbs, Miniature #48 JE-105A-D59 5 per table
Wire, Copper, Insulated, #22 JE-105A-D59 / S69 5 per table
Objects, Assorted, Elec Cond Test JE 105A - S157/158 1 per table
Light Bulb (Base Cut Open) JE 105A-S157/158 2 per table
Wire, Nichrome, Nickel Cromium, 22GA JE-105A-S69 1 per table


Per Student: 1 each of a battery, battery holder, bulb, bulb holder, and a wire. Per Table: 1. One bag of assorted objects (check Dr. Cumming's cart). 2. One bulb and one battery each in their respective holders with two wires. 3. One battery in holder with bare nickel chromium (gauge 22 or 28) wire attached. 4. Large bulb with base cut off (check Dr. Cumming's cart). 5. Hook up two bulbs with holders in series with a FRESH battery in a holder. Make sure the bulbs have approximately equal brightness (check by eye).

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