Ohm\u2019s Law Project Instructions
On the following four pages you will see a student\u2019shandwritten experiment write-up
for Ohm\u2019s Law. A diagram had to be drawn \u2013 procedure written out \u2013 data entered \u2013
graph drawn \u2013 slope calculated and conclusion drawn. The final two pages show the
exact same write-up done by computer.
In any university course, experiment write-ups need to be professionally produced i.e.
using a computer. This project requires you to produce a Microsoft Word document
identical to the final 2 pages of this document i.e. a professional write-up.
Open Microsoft Visio. Select Electrical Engineering shapes box \u2013 Basic Electrical (US
units). Draw the diagram for the experiment \u2013 including all labels. Save the diagram
into your own folder on the server \u2013 use the name Ohms Law Project Diagram.vsd
SELECT the entire diagram and use SHIFT+CTRL+G to group it together. COPYthis
to the clipboard. Open Microsoft Word and set all margins to0.8\u201d.PASTE the diagram
into it. Use the PICTURE TOOLBAR to set the text wrapping to TOP AND BOTTOM.
Type in theTitle andDat e. Under the Date leave a blank line and enter the
following\u2026(using your name)
Type in the procedure and put the results into a 9x2 table. Open Microsoft Excel and
use it to draw the straight line graph making sure that theequation of the line is
displayed. Select the graph so that you can see the handles around it and then COPYit
to the clipboard. Save the Excel worksheet into your folder on the server using the
name Ohms Law Project Graph.xls
PASTE the graph into your Word document and set the appropriate size and text
wrapping. Finish typing the rest of the document. The\u2126 symbol can be inserted using
the Insert Menu \u2013 Symbol \u2013 Times New Roman font \u2013 subset Basic Greek.
When finished save the document into your own folder on the server using the name
Ohms Law Project.docPrint the document \u2013 back and front on one sheet of paper \u2013
making sure you use print preview before you print to ensure that your document does
not take up more than 2 pages.
Show the printed document to your teacher and place it in your folder in the filing