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Hobnob
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I'm trying to work out the correct algorithm for using Kirchoff's rules when using a non-ohmic resistor like a light bulb. The problem is that the resistance depends on the voltage, but the voltage may depend on the resistance (a simple example: a bulb and a resistor in series: how should the voltage be divided?)
I'm sure there must be an algorithm for this, but at the moment all I can think of is to use some kind of relaxation method like simulated annealing to home in on the correct answer.
Thanks
Hob
I'm sure there must be an algorithm for this, but at the moment all I can think of is to use some kind of relaxation method like simulated annealing to home in on the correct answer.
Thanks
Hob