How Capacitors Work

This narrated animation illustrates the components and operation of capacitors in an electrical circuit.
Date:
2015
Primary Material Type:
Simulation
Other Material Types:
Presentation, Animation, Reference Material, Tutorial
Institution:
Eastern Iowa Community College
TAACCCT Round:
2
Subjects:
Capacitor, Electronics

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
HNI Industries apprenticeship program used the animations first and offered suggestions.
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Miscellaneous Manufacturing (339)
Occupation:
Production Occupations (51-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Engineering Technologies/Technicians (15)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
  • Non-Credit
  • None
Credential Type:
  • Diploma
  • Certificate
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
Approximately 4 minutes
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality Note:
This narrated animation was developed with full cooperation of an experience subject matter expert who closely supervised every element of the product.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Engineering Technology

Accessibility

Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Structural Markup - eReader application
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Language - Passage Markup
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content
  • Audio/Video Delivered Via Media Player
  • Non Flickering Content
  • Interactive - Keyboard
  • Interactive - Markup
  • Interactive - Text prompts

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.