## Part 1: What is Electricity

### Lesson 1 Reading Assignments A Brief History of the Discovery of Electricity What is Electricity What is an Electrical Circuit Video Lectures Lecture 1 - A Brief History of the Discovery of Electricity Lecture 2 - What is Electricity, What is an Electrical Circuit What is Electricity, What is an Electrical Circuit - Q and A Conductors, Resistors and Ohm's Law Other Videos Electrophorus and Induction The Secret Life of the Electric Light Static Electricity (from The Secret Life of the Photocopier)Lightning Strike Investigated

### Lesson 2 Reading Assignments What is Voltage Polarity What is Ground (part 1) What is Current Summary Video Lectures Batteries and Current Flow Measuring Voltage Interpreting VoltageWhat is Ground The Nature of Zero Volts How does Grounding a circuit Protect Us

## Part 2: Basic Electronic Components

### Lesson 1 Reading Assignments Conductors and Insulators Resistors Variable Resistors The Resistor Color Code Video Lectures Resistors The Resistor Color Code

### Lesson 2 Reading Assignments What is Ground (part 2) Batteries (simplified) Switches Connectors Video Lectures Switches

## Part 3: Measuring Electricity

### Lesson 1 Reading Assignments Units of Measure SI Prefixes Video Lectures SI Prefixes

### Lesson 2 Reading Assignments The Multimeter Measuring Voltage Measuring Current Measuring Resistance Video Lectures Multimeters Measuring Voltage Measuring Current Measuring Resistance

### Lesson 3 Reading Assignments Ohm's Law What is Power

## Part 4: DC Circuits

### Lesson 1 Reading Assignments Preface Series Circuits Kirchhoff's Voltage Law Voltage and Polarity in a Series Circuit Open Circuits Voltage Dividers Summary and Exercises Video Lectures Series Circuits and Kirchhoff's Voltage LawSeries Circuit Exercises

### Lesson 2 Reading Assignments Parallel Circuits Kirchhoff's Current Law Series-Parallel Circuits Practical Application Video Lectures Parallel Circuits and Kirchhoff's Current LawParallel Circuit ExercisesSeries-parallel CircuitsSeries-parallel Circuit Exercises Part 1Series-parallel Circuit Exercises Part 2

### Lesson 3 Reading Assignments Thevenin's Theorem and Output Impedance and Input Impedance Interaction of Output Impedance and Input Impedance Impedance Matching Norton's Theorem Video Lectures Thevenin's Theorem, Output Impedance and Input Impedance Exercise: Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law Practice

## Part 5: Advanced Electronic Components in DC Circuits

### Lesson 1 Reading Assignments Capacitors Types of Capacitors The Capacitor as a Storage Tank Capacitors in Series Capacitors in Parallel RC Time Constant Discharging Capacitors Capacitors and Phase Coupling Capacitors Video Lectures Capacitors Part 1 - Introduction Capacitors Part 2 - Types of Capacitors Capacitors Part 3 - Capacitors in Series and Parallel Capacitors Part 4 - RC Time Constant Exercise: Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law Practice

### Lesson 2 Reading Assignments Inductors RL Time Constants The Inductor as a Flywheel Factors Affecting Inductance Inductors in Series and Parallel Inductors in DC Circuits Electromagnets, Solenoids and Relays DC Motors and Generators Universal Motor Stepper Motor Other Videos How Special Relativity Makes Magnets Work World's First Electric Generator Exercise: Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law Practice

### Lesson 3 Reading Assignments The Speed of Electricity Batteries Types of Batteries Miscilaneous Components