Silicon, Circuits, and the Digital Revolution

Batteries and Bulbs - Analysis

Calculate the current flowing through, voltage across, and power dissipated by each resistor and the battery in the following circuits. Compare the results to Part IV of the Batteries and Bulbs lab exercise and explain your observations.

 
Element:  Current 
  through  
  Voltage  
across
Power
 associated 
  (A) (V) (W)
Resistor 1        
Resistor 2      
Resistor 3      
Battery      
       
         
Element: Current
through
Voltage
across
Power
associated
  (A) (V) (W)
Resistor 1        
Resistor 2      
Battery      
       
       

 


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