# Lecture Notes for PHYS 3036 - ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS LAB with Zhou at Montana Tech of the University of Montana (Montana Tech)

## Notes Information

 Material Type: Review Sheet Professor: Zhou Class: PHYS 3036 - ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS LAB Subject: Physics University: Montana Tech of the University of Montana Term: -- Keywords: Variable VoltageSubstitutingSpecializedChronologicalOrientationChange in SupplyProportionalityBattery VoltageCircuit VoltageIllustrations

## Sample Document Text

Chapter 6 DIVIDER CIRCUITS AND KIRCHHOFF'S LAWS Contents 6.1 Voltage divider circuits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 6.2 Kirchhofi's Voltage Law (KVL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 6.3 Current divider circuits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 6.4 Kirchhofi's Current Law (KCL). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 6.5 Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 6.1 Voltage divider circuits Let's analyze a simple series circuit, determining the voltage drops across individual resistors: + - R1 R2 R3 5 k? 7.5 k? 10 k?45 V 165 166 CHAPTER 6. DIVIDER CIRCUITS AND KIRCHHOFF'S LAWS E I R Volts Amps Ohms R1 R2 R3 Total 5k 10k 7.5k 45 From the given values of individual resistances, we can determine a total circuit resistance, knowing that resistances add in series: E I R Volts Amps Ohms R1 R2 R3 Total 5k 10k 7.5k 22.5k 45 From here, we can use Ohm's La...