# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Technology of Robotic Design Task 1991268486

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Measure circuit values with a multimeter.

Definition

Measurement should include
  • amperage
  • voltage
  • continuity.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is a multimeter?
  • How do analog and digital multimeters compare in use, accuracy, and performance?
  • How can multimeters and similar test equipment be used to measure circuit characteristics?
  • How do actual and virtual test equipment values compare?
  • How can multimeters be used to measure circuit characteristics of voltage and current?
  • Why does test equipment require calibration?
  • What is the process for testing devices with a multimeter?
  • How does one interpret readings from a multimeter?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

PH.11

The student will investigate and understand how to diagram, construct, and analyze basic electrical circuits and explain the function of various circuit components. Key concepts include
  1. Ohm’s law;
  2. series, parallel, and combined circuits;
  3. electrical power; and
  4. alternating and direct currents.

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ITEEA National Standards

13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems

 

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