This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.

Ag Power Web Enhanced Course Materials

If you experience any problems with the site, please contact Pete Hoffman immediately so corrections can be made. Pete can be reached on campus, via email at or by phone at 1.800.362.3322 ext 2727.


An Ammeter is:

  • Used in a closed circuit. (Circuit must be disconnected to connect meter in series, unless you use an inductive pick-up meter)
  • Used to measure current flow
  • Connected in series in a circuit according to polarity

The diagram illustrates meter usage - click on the small ammeter and voltmeter to see an example of correct readings.

ammeter Volt Meter Volt Meter

Also see: Voltmeter and Ohmmeter