Module 6. Thevenin's Theorem, Maximum Power Transfer, and Superposition

Course Objectives/Outcomes:Students who complete this
course will be able to:

Use Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits in circuit analysis.

Use the principle of superposition to calculate the voltages and currents
in circuits.

Module Objectives/Outcomes:Students who complete this
module will be able to:

Find the Thevenin voltage and Thevenin resistance from measurements on an
unknown circuit.

Reduce a known circuit to its Thevenin components.

Use the maximum power transfer theorem to determine the optimum
resistance for connection to a circuit.

Apply the principle of superposition to determine the voltage or current
in a circuit.

Assignment:

Read Lesson 6. [Module Objectives 1-4]

Watch the videos. [Module Objectives 1-4]

Solve Tutorials 6, 6A, and 6B. [Module Objectives 1-4]

Solve and submit Homework 6. [Module Objectives 1-4]

Solve Practice Quiz 6. Try to do it in under 25 minutes. [Module
Objectives 1-4]

Check your practice quiz answers against the solution below. [Module
Objectives 1-4]

Now you should be ready for Quiz 6. [Module Objectives 1-4]

Select an option:

Reading

Lesson 6 Thevenin's Theorem, Maximum Power Transfer, and
Superposition. [Module Objectives 1-4]

Streaming Videos

Video L6-1
Thevenin Introduction. [Module Objectives 1 and 2]

Video L6-2
Reducing a Known Circuit to Its Thevenin Equivalent. [Module Objective 2]

Video L6-3
"Black Box" Example. [Module Objective 1]

Video L6-4
Maximum Power Transfer. [Module Objective 3]

Video L6-5
Superposition. [Module Objective 4]

Video L6-6
Review [Module Objectives 1-4]

Videos for Download

Video L6-1 Thevenin Introduction.
[Module Objectives 1 and 2] Video L6-2 Reducing a
Known Circuit to Its Thevenin Equivalent. [Module Objective 2] Video L6-3 "Black Box" Example.
[Module Objective 1] Video L6-4 Maximum Power
Transfer. [Module Objective 3] Video L6-5 Superposition. [Module
Objective 4] Video L6-6 Review [Module Objectives
1-4]

Tutorials

Tutorial 6 Thevenin Lab.
[Module Objective 1] Tutorial 6A Maximum Power
Transfer. [Module Objectives 2 and 3] Tutorial 6B Superposition.
[Module Objective 4]