The Book of Phyz - AP Physics 2
AP2.05 ADVANCED CIRCUITS

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GUIDES
1 Resistance
How resistance depends on length, cross-sectional area, and resistivity of a conductor.
2 Series Circuits Examples
Definitions of quantities, explanations of equations, worked out example problems.
3 Parallel Circuits Examples
Definitions of quantities, explanations of equations, worked out example problems.
   

JOBS
1 Springboard: Resistance is not Futile - Answers
Building the Law of Resistance conceptually, one variable at a time.
2 A Series Affair - Answers
Follow-up springboard to be done after Current Affair and Beyond labs.
3 A Parallel Affair - Answers
Follow-up springboard to be done after Current Affair and Beyond labs.
4 A Compound Affair - Answers
Follow-up springboard to be done after Current Affair and Beyond labs.
   

LABS - The unlinked titles below are available in the Conceptual Physics lab manual from Pearson Education - Amazon link
1 Ohm, Ohm on the Digital Range
Much like the Physics 1 lab, Ohm, Ohm on the Range. But this time with sensors and real-time graphing.
2 Jewels of Joule
The power in a DC circuit as it relates to voltage and current.
3
There's No Place Like Ohm
An investigation into the nature of electrical resistance and its dependence on length, cross-sectional area, resistivity, and temperature. Now a TechLab!
4
Series Samesies EXP
Voltage, current, resistance, and power in a series circuit when the resistors have equal resistance. Find the patterns!
5
Parallel Samesies EXP
Voltage, current, resistance, and power in a parallel circuit when the resistors have equal resistance. Find the patterns!
6
Series Polyohmics EXP
Voltage, current, resistance, and power in a series circuit when the resistors have unequal resistance. Find the patterns!
7
Parallel Polyohmics EXP
Voltage, current, resistance, and power in a parallel circuit when the resistors have unequal resistance. Find the patterns!
8
Compound Conundrums EXP
Voltage, current, resistance, and power in a three-resistor circuit that is neither series nor parallel. Find the patterns!
   
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1 Three-Bulb Soup
2 Meter Madness
Voltmeters and ammeters...what's the difference? Use the Genecons to find out.
3
Boolean Bulbs
Configure switches to conform to simple binary logic statements: Boolean Bulbs!
4
Switch Wars
Design a three-way switch: use two switches to independently control one bulb. It's not as easy at it looks!

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