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HomogenousCow said:Combine all the resistors and you'll see that they are the same
An equivalent circuit is a simplified representation of a complex electrical circuit that behaves in the same way. It reduces a complex circuit to a simpler one, making it easier to analyze and understand.
An equivalent circuit is a simplified version of a complex circuit, while a regular circuit contains all the components and connections as they exist in the physical circuit. An equivalent circuit is typically used for analysis and simulation purposes.
The purpose of using an equivalent circuit is to simplify the analysis and understanding of a complex circuit. It allows for easier calculation of parameters such as voltage, current, and power, and can also be used for simulation and design purposes.
An equivalent circuit is created by replacing a complex circuit with a simplified circuit that behaves in the same way. This is done by reducing or combining components and connections, while maintaining the same overall behavior of the circuit.
No, an equivalent circuit is not always accurate. It is a simplified version of a complex circuit, so there may be some discrepancies in the calculations and behavior. However, it is still a useful tool for analysis and understanding of a circuit.