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Homework Help: CIRCUITS: Quick question for test tomorrow!

  1. Jan 29, 2009 #1
    Is it okay to use superposition in conjuction with source transformation?
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  3. Jan 29, 2009 #2


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    If you mean in the sense of:
    Use a source transform or two to change voltage source + series resistor to current source + parallel resistor and then apply superposition to find the voltage / current across some resistor that WASN'T TRANSFORMED, then yes.

    Remember, you can do source transform because you can treat a resistor and voltage/current source like a black box (i.e. change the black box with something else that has the same output / resistance and have no impact on the rest of the circuit).
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