Hi, do you have any recommendations of books that deal with circuit analysis and circuit solving? I'm currently involved in a course that deals with linear circuits, and we are learning all of these methods of loop currents, thevenin's and norton's theorem, potential of knots and lots of methods...
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(a) Apply Nodal Analysis, writing down the equations which determine VA and VB, the voltages at nodes A and B [8]
(b) Find values for VA and VB. [4]
(c) By calculating the currents supplied by the 44 V and 2 V sources, or by any other means, calculate the total power...
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A certain circuit has a resistance of 30 Ω, inductance of 5.0 mH, and capacitance of 0.375 µF. At time t=0, the capacitor is charged with 4.0 µC on the top plate (and -4.0 µC on the bottom), and the switch is then thrown so that the capacitor can discharge through the...
1. Homework Statement
Prove that $$(\bar{a} + b)(b+c) + a\bar{b}$$ where ##a,b## can be from the set ##B\in\{0, 1\}## equals $$a+b+c$$
2. Homework Equations
Rules of Boolean Algebra
3. The Attempt at a Solution
My attempt:
##\bar{a}b + \bar{a}c + bb + bc + a\bar{b}##
##b(\bar{a} + 1+c) +...
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We were given five samples of nichrome wire, each with a different diameter but the same length. A micrometer was used to measure the diameters. We then measured and recorded the electrical resistance, R in Ohms of each nichrome sample with a DMM. I will try to summarize...
1. Homework Statement
Solve this circuit:
a) Mark all currents
b) Write a system of equations allowing you to solve for the currents
2. The attempt at a solution
Part a) in attachment.
Part b)
\epsilon_1 = i_1 r_1 + (i_1 + i_2 + i_3) R
\epsilon_2 = i_2 r_2 + (i_1 + i_2 + i_3) R...
1. Homework Statement
https://s10.postimg.org/lb6n94ua1/20161007_190700.jpg
2. Homework Equations
V=IR
3. The Attempt at a Solution
So far I haven't had any problems finding the Req. However, I am having trouble with the VIR chart. Can anyone confirm whether or not I did it correctly. My...
1. Homework Statement
2. Homework Equations
.Q = CVab
3. The Attempt at a Solution
I am having a hard time understanding when to put the capacitance in the denominator. I get that Voltage = Charge/Capacitance, but for the equation circled in red "q1/c + q2/c = q3c" ... I don't get why...
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I have a square conducting loop of size L that contains two identical lightbulbs 1 and 2.
The magnetic field that goes into the page varies B(t) = a*t + b.
Lightbulbs have resistance of R0
Here is a question and the sample response. Disregard the part of the question...
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Referencing the attached picture:
a) Show that the RMS current in the 1 kΩ resistor is 6.5mA.
b) If the AC voltage source was replaced by a battery, what would the current in the resistor be?
2. Homework Equations
V = IR
Z = √(R^2 + X^2)
3. The Attempt at a Solution...
1. Homework Statement
The whole image is at here http://imgur.com/a/Dcbvv , but I will try to elaborate more. I have a 12V fixed source with an RS of 220 Ohms with a 1N4733 zener diode model connected and a varying load parallel to the diode. Find the Source Current, Z current, Voltage at R1...
Hi guys!
For a school experiment we are supposed to connect a 9v battery to a 180 ohm resistor and multimeter and calculate how long it take to die at different temperatures .
does anyone know how can i do this using a formula? I will need it in my report.
Thanks for the help! :)
1. Homework Statement
2. Homework Equations
no equations
3. The Attempt at a Solution
I know that we will have an equal current flowing through bulbs 1 and 2 when we connect them in parallel in accordance with kirchoff's voltage law which says that the voltage drops around both paths must...
1. Homework Statement
http://imgur.com/a/L82gU
[Mod note: Inserted image inline for convenience]
2. Homework Equations
KVL, KCL
3. The Attempt at a Solution
one of my equations will be at one of the nodes and will include all 3 currents.
i can also draw two loops, one for the upper...
1. Homework Statement
I am trying to find the capacitor voltage in the following picture:
Find i(t) in the figure below. Assume dc steady state conditions are valid for t<=0.
2. Homework Equations
i=c(dv/dt)
KCL
3. The Attempt at a Solution
At t<0 I found Vc to be 8 volts which should be...
Say you have a circuit component with impedence Z(\omega). Is it possible combine it in some way to resistors, capacitors, and inductors, so as to shift the phase of the impedance by a constant?
1.There is an electric field between ionosphere and ground, also earth's magnetic field is perpendicular to this E field, hence by poynting theorem integrating E x H across the entire surface of earth gives a great deal of energy flowing west to east.
2. |S| = (E X B)/u0 = (150 V/m X...
Hey everyone! This is my first post here so take it easy on me!
Before I get into the circuit I'll give a little backstory here. I'm a business student at a US college right now and I have a good friend who is a Biomedical engineering student. We were arguing about whether or not I would be...
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In a household, the wife reads a book that uses a light bulb that has a resistance of 100Ω and is connected to a 100 V line while the husband watches a TV that draws 100 W of power. They do these actives for 200 mins. Power comes from a wind generator that charges...
1. Homework Statement
I added a circuit that I drew in microsoft paint to add a visual. Sorry for its ugliness! ;D
2. Homework Equations
V = I*Z
Ieff = I / sqrt(2)
Qreactive = V^2 / Z
Pavg = (power factor) * (Veff) * (Ieff)
Sapparent = ((Ieff)*(Veff))/2
3. The Attempt at a Solution
Since...
1. Homework Statement
Find Vth and Zth.
frequency = 2kHz
2. Homework Equations
w = 2 * (pi) * f
ZL = j w L
ZC = -j / (w * C)
V = I*Z
ZR = R
3. The Attempt at a Solution
At first I tried using nodal analysis which I receive the value V = 0 v. I believe this is because this circuit only has...
1. Homework Statement
2. Homework Equations
V=IZ
Zc = 1/(-jwc)
Zl = jwc
w = 2(pi)*f
3. The Attempt at a Solution
I'm teaching myself circuit analysis, and it's been rough. Ultimately, I been able to mostly figure everything out, but I've ran into a wall with AC. The main problem I am...
Hi guys!! I am currently having Physics Internal Assessment in my school and I want to do an experiment to calculate the different times it takes for a 9V cell to to discharge (reach a 0.1V) in different temperatures. The problem I am having right now is to efficiently discharge my cell. How can...
The goal of this problem is to find the equivalent resistance of all the resistors. Each resistor shown in the image has a conductance of 1 mS which I believe is equal to 1000 ohms. I attached a picture of the circuit diagram in which I show some of my work in order to convey my erroneous...
When attempting to find an answer to the "quality" of sound one attains from various audio cables, most of the research leads to the very subjective answers of audio/sound engineers. I was hoping to gain some insight from a physics/engineering perspective.
I'm curious if an expensive or...
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Three resistors are connected to a real battery. The open circuit voltage of the battery is 4.5 Volts. The voltage across the 5 Ohm resistor is 2.5 Volts.
A) What is the voltage across battery terminals?
B) What is the internal resistance of the battery?
Here's a...
Problem is in the picture below.
The problem is already solved, but I am confused as to why C(dv/dt) is positive and not negative, since the current is coming out of the capacitor and towards the point v(t), which is not away from v(t) like the solution shows. But if I solve the problem with...
For the circuit shown in the figure, the switch S is suddenly closed with the capacitor uncharged. After one time constant, the charge on the capacitor is closest to:
a) 2.0 mC
b) 0.74 mC
c) 1.0 mC
d) 1.3 mC
e) 0.00 mC
Relevant Formulas
q = Q⋅(1-e-τ/R⋅C)
τ = RC
My Attempt
q = Q(1-e-τ/T)
q =...
1. Situation and Variables:
A circuit is constructed with four resistors, one capacitor, one battery and a switch as shown. The values for the resistors are: R1 = R2 = 30 Ω, R3 = 66 Ω and R4 = 113 Ω. The capacitance is C = 64 μF and the battery voltage is V = 12 V. The positive terminal of the...