Types of Electrical Circuits
Types of Electrical Circuits

Types of Electrical Circuits

Areas of Study: Maintenance

Various types of electrical circuits are used to operate countless items used in everyday life. The series, parallel, and mixed circuits are explained in this module. Edumine and HumEng International are collaborating on the delivery of online courses for mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, and conditional monitoring for mining applications.

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Course Summary

Introduction

Various types of electrical circuits are used to operate countless items used in everyday life. The series, parallel, and mixed circuits are explained in this module.

As with the flow of a river, the movement of electrical current in a series circuit is always in the same and unique sense. The electrons, as floating objects in a river, can only move in one direction. In a parallel circuit the electrons can split into various channels.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and describe the operation of a series circuit.
  • Identify and describe the operation of a parallel circuit.
  • Identify and describe a series-parallel (or mixed) circuit.

Recommended Background

  • This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, or conditional monitoring for mining applications.

HumEng International

HumEng provides online courses and assessments for mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, and condition monitoring for applications in mining.

The HumEng mission is to design, develop and implement training solutions that increase operational efficiency and productivity, and to sustain these improvements through training best practices.

The HumEng approach to training is based on skills management. Experience has proven that the acquisition of key skills, and the transfer of these skills to the shop floor, increases a company's competitiveness. This is even truer today, when operations must often rely on fewer employees, due to rationalization or to recruiting challenges.

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