BASIC ELECTRONICS - OD1633 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
Describe the elements of electricity, safety requirements,
voltage, current, resistance functions, Ohm's law, and resistor
Within a self-study
Within one hour
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
Electricity and electronics are a part of our everyday lives. When we get
up in the morning the first thing we do is turn on the light; we have just
used electricity. The television that we watch, the stereos and radios that
we listen to, our heat, our air conditioning, frequently even our cooking
all use electricity in one form or another.
Electricity also has many applications from a military standpoint.
sighting devices for artillery pieces often use electricity to enable the
gun crew to aim the weapon at night, or in periods of limited visibility.
The fire direction computers are used to semi-accurately aim weapons and
As an Armament Repair Technician you will manage activities and personnel
(IDS/TGS) and depot maintenance of field artillery and related fire control
devices. Since many of