# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems II Task 1918600739

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Forward-bias a diode.

Definition

Forward-biasing should include
  • hydraulic check valve analogy
  • current flow prohibited
  • current flow permitted
  • polarity.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are ways to visually check the polarity of a diode?
  • What are ways to represent electrical components as equivalent water circuits?
  • Why should one forward-bias a diode?

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

16. Energy and Power Technologies