By Patrick Hoppe
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In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the flow of electron current into and out of hot and neutral sockets during each alternation of an AC waveform. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Students read about the concept of true power and view examples of how it is dissipated as heat is provided.
Learners read an explanation of the concept of apparent power in a power distribution system involving motors, generators, and transformers. A quiz completes this interactive lesson.
The learner will solve problems using the rule for multiplying powers that have the same base.