AC & DC Circuits Experimental Cards
(EC100)
  • Introduction to electricity (EC100.01)
    • Using different test equipment like voltmeters and ammeters
    • Experimenting the effect of Electromotive force and measuring the potential difference.
    • Measurement of Voltage, Current, and Resistance
    • Test components and use them as part of an electric circuit.
    • Drawing and implementing simple schematic diagrams.
    • Measuring and calculating power dissipation.
    • Investigate Parallel and series connections.
    • Implementing lamp switching circuit using a relay.
    • Understanding Simulated buzzer circuit.
    • Operation of different types of switches and their applications.
    • Power supplies in series or parallel configurations
    • The light-emitting diode is a useful electrical component.
    • Perform power calculations practically using lamps with different power ratings.
    • Exploring the construction of resistance and learning how to measure its value using a multimeter.
  • DC Electric Circuits I (EC100.02)
    • Resistor Color Coding for Low-Power Resistors.
    • Calculating Power dissipation through a resistor.
    • Variable Output Voltage Using the Potentiometer Connection
    • Special resistors and their applications
    • Verification of Ohm's Law.
    • The Equivalent Resistance of Resistors Connected in Series.
    • The Equivalent Resistance of Resistors Connected in Parallel.
    • Voltage Dividing with Series Resistors
  • DC Circuits II (EC100.03)
    • Voltages And Currents In A Series Connected Circuit (Kirchhoff Voltage Law)
    • Voltages And Currents In A Parallel Connected Circuit (Kirchhoff Current Law)
    • Analysis of Series-Parallel Connected Circuits
    • The resettable fuse and how it is used for the protection of electronic devices.
    • Implementing a fire alarm model using Thermistors.
    • Calculating the equivalent resistance for different circuits
  • AC Circuits I (EC100.04)
    • Learning how to use the function generator & the oscilloscope
    • Study of Alternating Waveforms
    • Discovering the behavior of resistors in AC circuits and whether or not it’s different from DC circuits.
    • Knowing the Relation between Peak and RMS Values for Sinusoidal Waveform
    • Alternating Supply with Pure Resistance Loading
    • Experimenting with the behavior of a capacitor in DC circuits.
    • Observe the effect of capacitance on the AC voltage and current waveforms with square and sinusoidal signals.
    • AC Supply with Pure Capacitive Loading
    • Variation of Capacitive Reactance (Xc) with Frequency
    • Variation of Capacitive Reactance with Capacitance
    • Getting to know different types of capacitors, the differences between each of these types as well as their applications.
    • Connecting Capacitors in Parallel or Series on an AC Supply
    • Discover the Phase Relationship of Current to Voltage for the capacitor.
    • Implementing Resistance-Capacitance Circuits
    • Learning how to calculate equivalent circuits of capacitors and verifying this concept practically.
    • Implementing series and parallel RC circuits and understanding their behavior while varying frequency.
  • AC Circuits II (EC100.05)
    • Discovering the behavior of inductors in DC circuits.
    • Experiment the inductors in AC circuits and notice their effect on voltage and current waveforms.
    • Variation of Inductive Reactance (XL) with Frequency
    • Variation of Inductive Reactance with Inductance.
    • Inductors in Parallel or Series on an AC Supply.
    • Phase Relationship of Current to Voltage for an Inductor
    • Resistance-Inductance Circuits
    • Resistance-Inductance-Capacitance Circuits
    • The Relation between Inductance, Capacitance and Resonant Frequency
    • Differentiate between the effect of resonance in parallel and series LC circuits.
    • Resistance-inductance and Resistance-Capacitance Filter Circuits
    • Find the resonance frequency practically and verify it theoretically through calculations.
  • AC Circuits III (EC100.06)
    • Experiments Low pass filters using passive elements (RC Filter & LR Filter)
    • Implementing High pass filters (CR Filter and RL filter.
    • Discovering the difference between Bandpass filter and Bandstop (Notch filter) and
    • calculating their corresponding cut-off frequency.
    • Understanding how the inductive and the capacitive reactance of passive elements play a crucial role in dictating the filter's frequency response.
  • AC & DC Circuits Experimental Cards (EC100)
  • Hard copy user manual
  • Card holder (MMS103) With Advanced Computer Interface Base Unit with Built-in Power Supply (MMS100)
  • Card holder (MMS103) With Computer Interface Base Unit with Built-in Power Supply (MMS101)
  • Bench Power Supply Unit (MMS102) (Customer to provide oscilloscope, function generator, multimeter)

In the area of direct and alternating current technology, this package is designed to familiarize the students step by step with the principal concepts of electrical circuits and component behavior through practical investigations. The package contains a special set of cards designed to work with the main unit to introduce the students to the basics of AC & DC electrical circuit theories through interactive experiments.

  • The experimental cards contain a collection of active, passive elements and a lot of electrical components such as resistors, switches, lamps, LEDs, resistors, capacitors, inductors and etc. with different types and ratings.
  • They also comprise voltage divider circuits, light and voltage-dependent resistors, Fire Alarm Model, and LC - LR - RLC circuits. In addition, a lot of circuits can be configured using the components of the cards.
  • The experimental cards include: Introduction to electricity (EC100.01), DC Electric Circuits I (EC100.02), DC Circuits II (EC100.03), AC Circuits I (EC100.04), AC Circuits II (EC100.05), AC Circuits III (EC100.06)