The AC voltage source puts out a symmetrical triangle wave that looks like:
The peak voltage of this waveform is 9.5V.
The resistors both have the resistance R=4.7kΩ. The voltage of the DC sources is V1=3.0V and V2=2.0V.
They ask for the maximum current that can go through both diodes(both through D1 and D2). They also ask for the maximum positive and negative voltages across R, but I got that already.
Standard: KCL, KVL, blah blah blah...
The Attempt at a Solution
OK. So if the maximum current is going through a diode, it acts like it's a short. I assume that the other diode would act like it's an open branch, so I can disregard that. From there, I use KCL to solve. I get a ridiculously small amount of current(in Amperes), that is wrong. What am I missing?
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