Learners follow the steps for reducing all of the elements of a complex circuit to a single current source and a single source resistance to create a simple circuit. Several examples are given for dc circuits. The conversion between Thevenin and Norton is also presented.

Statics - Trig: Pythagorean Theorem Calculations Using a Casio fx-260

In this animated and interactive object, the learner uses a Casio fx-260 calculator to solve for the magnitude of the resultant and of one of the component forces in a right triangle.

Statics - Trig: The Pythagorean Theorem Using a TI-36XCalculator

In this animated and interactive object, the learner uses a TI-36X calculator to solve for the magnitude of the resultant and of one of the component forces in a right triangle.

Statics - Trig: Pythagorean Theorem Calculations Using a TI-86

In this animated and interactive object, the learner uses a TI-86 calculator to solve for the magnitude of the resultant and of one of the component forces in a right triangle.