Which of the following are self-contradictory combinations of circuit elements?
- A 2 Amp current source in parallel with a short circuit.
KVL- "the sum of voltages around a closed loop amounts to 0.
KCL- "the current into a node equals the current out of a node.
Ohm's Law- V= IR
The Attempt at a Solution
The answer key says this is not contradictory, but I don't see how we can have such a circuit... If we had a short circuit parallel to a current source wouldn't all the current go into that short circuit branch and ignore the other branches? Then we'd just have a loop of 2 Amp current with no voltage drop... Why wouldn't that violate KVL?