Question: explain that surge suppressors are rated in joules and are...
- Explain that surge suppressors are rated in joules, and are used to protect circuits from power surges.
- discuss the differences between Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC).
- Explain basic safety practices to follow when working on electronic equipment, such as completely disconnecting power when working on a component, or checking for damaged cables and exposure to moisture.
- Describe a field replaceable unit (FRU) as components that a technician should know how to replace, but not service, such as a monitor or power supply.
- Describe the self-grounding technique, where static electricity is discharged by touching a metal object prior to handling components.
- Discuss the rules to follow for protecting against ESD, and describe proper handling procedures for the installation and storage of components.
- Describe how a power supply tester can be used to help determine if a power supply is providing the proper power to electrical components.
- Discuss how to use proper cleaning materials when cleaning computer components and accessories, and note the use of a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) in proper handling of substances.