SPACE SHUTTLE SHORT CIRCUIT
DC Circuit, Ohm’s Law
This problem focuses on the EGIL flight controller, who monitors the electrical systems, fuel cells and associated cryogenics of NASA's space shuttle. Using a circuit layout from the space shuttle, students will apply Ohm's law to solve for unknowns.
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- apply Ohm’s law to solve for unknowns in a DC circuit; and
- analyze data to derive a solution to a real life problem.