Courses of Study

Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Alternating Current, 2009

1.) Explain electrical terms, including alternating current, frequency, period, sine wave, capacitance, and inductance.

2.) Interpret electrical symbols.

Examples: unit symbols, schematic symbols

3.) Explain terms and principles of electromagnetism, including permeability, retentivity, and inductance.

4.) Explain electrical quantities, including frequency, impedance, power, capacitance, inductance, voltage, current, watts, and periods.

5.) Measure electrical units, including volts, amperes, ohms, and hertz.

6.) Determine electrical quantities utilizing test equipment, including volts, frequency and period, amperes, and power.

7.) Solve problems in electrical circuits using Ohm's law, including voltage, current, impedance, and power.

8.) Solve resistive-capacitive circuits.

9.) Solve resistive-inductive circuits.

10.) Solve resistive-capacitive-inductive circuits.

11.) Analyze filter circuits to determine electrical values, including hi-pass, low-pass, band pass, and band stop.

12.) Demonstrate troubleshooting techniques for evaluating reactive circuits.