How To Use A Multimeter

How To Use A Multimeter

by Richard A. Neuhaus

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The Neuhaus Science Projects Guide, How to Use a Multimeter, is written for students in the junior/senior high school.

Some science projects require the use of a multimeter/multitester (also known as a VOM). This booklet explains how to use a multimeter to obtain the data needed, without going into the technical details behind the operations. Various photographs and illustrations augment the text.


Multimeter in Electricity and Electronics:
1. Switches and Scale Ranges
2. The Ohm Scale
3. Jacks and Test Leads
4. VOM Batteries
5. Connecting the VOM to a Circuit
6. Color Codes

1. How to Measure Volts
2. How to Measure Ohms
3. How to Measure Amps
a. Measuring amps
b. Measuring volts and ohms to calculate amps

Troubleshooting Tips
Recommended Reading

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151344128
Publisher: Gormley Publishing
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 50
Sales rank: 638,293
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Richard Newhouse holds a Master of Science degree specializing in cellular and molecular biology from Cleveland State University, where he has done research in the fields of endocrinology and the aging process. In addition, he has an undergraduate teaching degree in biology from Waynesburg University, and a major in chemistry. He also holds a Master of Education degree from Rutgers University.

Mr. Newhouse has had 32 years of broad teaching experience in secondary education at all grade levels, 7-12, in the subjects of general science, biology, and chemistry. He has written numerous books on science activities – some published under his ancestral name "Neuhaus." He was a volunteer judge at regional and state level science fairs in Ohio. Many of his students won science project awards and later chose science careers.

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