Ch 11: AP Physics 1: Direct Current Circuits

Review the essentials of direct current circuits, including discussion on basic properties of electricity, as you prepare for the AP Physics 1 exam. Our unique interface makes lesson and video navigation a breeze, helping you focus where you need it most.

AP Physics 1: Direct Current Circuits - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Let our knowledgeable instructors guide you through the ins and outs of direct-current electricity from the basics of electricity to power generation and delivery. Your AP Physics 1 test preparation is made easy with memorable videos and application-focused instruction. Make sure you're on the right track by completing the chapter test and lesson quizzes. The topics covered in this chapter include:

• Electrical current and resistance
• Ohm's Law
• Electrical energy/power
• Electrical circuits
• Circuit analysis
• Kirchhoff's Rules

Video Objective
What is Electric Current In this video our instructors cover all of the basics of electric current, including how electrons move, amperes, and direct vs. alternating current.
Electrical Resistance: Definition, Unit & Variables Learn about resistance and how to influence it in this video lesson.
Ohm's Law: Definition & Relationship Between Voltage, Current & Resistance Here we discuss the components of Ohm's Law and why it is important in studying electrical currents.
Calculating Energy & Power in Electric CircuitsOur experts provide instruction on the formulae used to calculate energy and power.
Electric Circuit Fundamentals: Components & Types Here you will learn about the properties of electricity as it moves through series and parallel circuits.
Series Circuits: Definition & Concepts Here our instructors focus on circuits set in series, with examples and applications.
Parallel Circuits: Definition & Concepts In this video the focus is parallel circuits, again with applications and examples.
Finding the Equivalent Resistance: Series, Parallel & Combination Circuits Learn how to calculate resistance in parallel, series, and combination circuits in this lesson.
Applying Kirchhoff's Rules: Examples & Problems Kirchhoff's rules, and how they are used in a circuit, are the topics covered in this video.

10 Lessons in Chapter 11: AP Physics 1: Direct Current Circuits
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