A multimeter or Digital Voltage Ohm Meter (DVOM) is an essential tool in any marine technician's tool box. These tools often include so many features, that its difficult to determine what functions best suit the type of diagnostics that you'll need it for. This course discusses the core functions of a DVOM and where to apply those functions in basic diagnostic skills.
- Meter Functions
- Principles of Electricity
- Measuring DC Voltage
- Measuring DC Current
- Measuring Resistance
- Measuring AC Voltage
- Measuring AC Current
- Diode Testing
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ABYC Lead Instructor
American Boat and Yacht Council, Inc.
Mike Bonicker worked with Tidewater Yacht Service in Baltimore for over 20 years, starting as a tech for 5 years doing general repair, electrical and sailboat rigging. He climbed the ranks and became production manager for the remaining 15, still doing hands-on electrical and sailboat rigging work throughout his tenure.
He received his first ABYC certification, Electrical, under the instruction of Ed Sherman at New England Institute of Technology in 2000 and became a Master Tech with Standards and Corrosion by 2005.
Additionally, he has served with pride on the board of the Marine Trades Association of Maryland for over 12 years.
Boating started as a teenager for Mike when he learned to sail at 13 and raced for over 20 years and he's been a life-long fisherman from the age of 5 owning several boats both sail and power along the way.
Mike can be reached at:
- (410) 990-4460 x121