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Maintenance: Electrical Systems
221 DC Circuit Components

CourseCode: SOC-221-420120
Length: 1 Hours

Target Audience
Intermediate Level

DC Circuit Components provides a comprehensive overview of the different parts that appear in DC circuits, including source, path, control, and load. DC power sources include batteries, generators, and piezoelectricity. The path of a circuit is made of a conductor, which has low resistance, but other materials with more resistance, such as insulators, semiconductors, and resistors, are often also used in circuits. In general, switches are used to control current, but many circuits also have safety devices, such as fuses and breakers, to protect the circuit from high current conditions.Understanding the purpose of different components is essential for working with DC circuits. After taking this class, users should have a firm grasp of many different circuit components and understand when and why they are used. This knowledge will allow them to design effective circuits and recognize potential problems with a circuit’s components.

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Courses Ascending
Beginner: 101 Electrical Units
Beginner: 111 Safety for Electrical Work
Intermediate: 201 Introduction to Circuits
Intermediate: 211 Introduction to Magnetism
Intermediate: 221 DC Circuit Components
Intermediate: 231 NEC(R) Overview
Intermediate: 241 AC Fundamentals
Intermediate: 251 Electrical Instruments
Intermediate: 261 Electrical Print Reading
Intermediate: 271 DC Power Sources
Intermediate: 281 AC Power Sources
Intermediate: 291 Conductor Selection
Advanced: 301 Series Circuit Calculations
Advanced: 311 Parallel Circuit Calculations
Advanced: 321 Battery Selection
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