Voltage Drop: Definition & Calculation


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The voltage drop across a component defines _____.

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1. Kirchoff's Voltage Law states that _____.

2. Kirchoff's Current Law states that

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While completing this assessment on voltage drop, you'll test your understanding of topics like Kirchoff's Voltage Law and the solution for unknown voltage drops. The quiz consists of five short multiple-choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Confirm your knowledge of the following with this assessment:

  • Explanation of the voltage drop across a component
  • What Kirchoff's Voltage Law and Kirchoff's Current Law state
  • How equations yielding a unique solution for unknown voltage drops and current flows are found
  • What a component's constitutive equation expresses

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Kirchoff's Current Law
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a component's constitutive equation expresses
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the voltage drop across a component and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To continue your studies, be sure to review the related lesson titled Voltage Drop: Definition & Calculation. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • Constitutive equations
  • Nonlinear components like transistors
  • Collective behavior of components
  • Selecting an appropriate circuit topology
  • Ohm's Law
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