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Basic Direct Current (DC) Theory

COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Basic Direct Current (DC) Theory
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH interactive presentation provides a brief outline on the basic concepts of direct current (DC).

The presentation starts by describing the various types of DC sources. It also explains the relevant DC circuit terminology. It demonstrates a series of basic DC circuit calculations by providing pertinent examples. It also introduces conventional and electron flow and voltage polarity as well as defines Kirchhoff's Laws. Finally, the presentation discusses DC circuit analysis and faults.

This 1 PDH online interactive presentation is applicable to electrical and computer engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the theory of direct current

Learning Objectives

This continuing education interactive presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Identifying DC sources
  • Familiarizing with DC circuit terminology
  • Performing DC circuit calculations
  • Understanding voltage polarity and current direction
  • Learning about Kirchhoff's laws
  • Analyzing DC circuits and identifying circuit faults
Course Document
For this course, you will need to go through the interactive presentation "Basic Direct Current (DC) Theory". To access the presentation, you will need to log in or register and purchase the course. Following the course purchase, please click on the link provided in your account to view the presentation. The duration of this presentation is approximately 55 minutes.
This particular course document is accessible only after purchase.

Course Quiz
Once you finish watching the PDH interactive presentation, you will be redirected to your account to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on this interactive presentation.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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