# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems II Task 1169333998

# Analyze values in AC circuits.

## Definition

Analysis should include determining
• inductance
• capacitance
• reactance.

## Process/Skill Questions

• What are the characteristics of inductors and inductance, and how are they measured and evaluated?
• What are the characteristics of capacitors and capacitive circuits, and how are they measured and evaluated?
• What are the scientific and mathematical concepts related to inductive and capacitive circuits?
• What are the characteristics of inductive reactance, capacitive reactance, and impedance, and how do these characteristics relate to one another?
• How do complex AC circuits operate, and how are the AC circuit characteristics calculated and measured?
• What are the applications for inductive reactance, capacitive reactance, and combinational reactance circuits?
• How do inductive reactive and capacitive reactive circuits compare?
• How can Ohm’s law and Watt’s law be applied to analysis or design of reactive circuits?
• How do resistance, reactance, and impedance compare?
• How can test equipment and computer simulation be used to verify calculated complex AC circuit characteristics?
• What are the applications for reactive circuits?
• What are the differences in reactive circuits when their components are placed in series, parallel, or series-parallel configurations?

## English

### 9.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
1. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to understand, analyze, and gain meaning from texts.
2. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
3. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, and impact.
4. Recognize an author’s intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea.
5. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
6. Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts.
7. Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified.
8. Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information.
9. Analyze, organize, and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, complete a task, or create a product.
10. Differentiate between fact and opinion and evaluate their impact.
11. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
12. Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

### 10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.

### 11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

### 12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.