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This interactive java application gives students a virtual circuit simulator for building ac and dc circuits. Wires, batteries, resistors, light bulbs, capacitors, inductors,  and switches are available to be added to the circuit, along with common "real world" objects. Parameters, such as resistance and voltage, can be modified as desired. Meters are available for measuring voltages and currents. Circuit elements can be arranged in any geometry desired by the user. The circuits can be viewed using either images of the objects or using schematic symbols. This is part of a large collection of simulations freely available from the Physics Education Technology group at the University of Colorado.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- AC Circuits
= RLC Circuits - AC
- DC Circuits
= Circuit Analysis
= Currents
= Ohm's Law
= RC Circuits
- General
- High School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
= Laboratory
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
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AC voltage, Batteries, Capacitor, DC Circuit, Inductor, Light bulbs, SERC, Switches, ammeter, battery, electric circuits, experiment simulation, interactive multimedia, ohm's law, paraller, resistor, series, voltmeter
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(Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2008), WWW Document, (https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/circuit-construction-kit-ac).
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PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (AC+DC), (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2008), <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/circuit-construction-kit-ac>.
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PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (AC+DC). (2008, January 1). Retrieved June 24, 2017, from Physics Education Technology Project: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/circuit-construction-kit-ac
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### PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (AC+DC):

Expands On PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only)

This new circuit simulator expends on the previous one by allowing for the simulation of AC Circuits.

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