Resistance
course

Resistance

180 Skills
Updated May 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Define the term resistance
  • Understand the relationship between current, voltage, and resistance
  • Understand how an ohmmeter must be connected
  • Identify types of resistors
  • Recognize the color codes for resistors
Course Description

The resistance in a circuit determines the amount of voltage required in the circuit and the amount of current the circuit will carry. Understanding the relationship of resistance to other electrical characteristics is important to anyone working with electricity.