Series And Parallel Lights - Five Bulbs

Purpose

To demonstrate combinations of series and parallel light bulbs.
 

Equipment

Series/parallel light array with six light bulbs.

 

Images

k6-02

Description

Device is connected to 110 VAC power, bulbs are wired in various series/parallel combinations as desired, and the switch is turned on. Check for shorts!
 

References

Instructions for the Use of Sargent-Welch No. 2802B Parallel-and-Series Circuit Demonstrator. ◙Directions for Lamp Rheostat, Cat. No. 83030, Cenco Scientific Co., Chicago, IL. ◙Catalog Description, 83030 Lamp Rheostat Board, Cenco Scientific Co., Chicago, IL. ◙Walter R. Steiger and Suk R. Hwang, Trick of the Trade: A Series-Parallel Demonstration, TPT 33, 590 (1995).