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Homework Statement
It is in the attachment.
NOTE: I supposed I did a little mistake when I drew the circuit with PSpice. The closed switch should look like .>. instead of having that 45 angle. I don't know if it matters or not, so yea..
Homework Equations
Rp = (R1 * R2)/ (R1 + R2)
Rs = R1 + R2 + R3 + ... + Rn
α(series) = Req / (2*L)
Wo = 1/sqrt(LC)
The Attempt at a Solution
Okay, well, I'm trying to solve this second order transient circuit, but I have a problem! I can't find the correct equivalent resistance. What I do first is to remove the voltage source by a short and the current source by an open circuit. Now, I gotta find the equivalent resistance to calculate α. What I do is;
R12 = (2 * 6) / (2 + 6) = 1.5 ohms
then;
Req = R12 + R3 + R4 = 1.5 + 4 + 2 = 7.5 ohms
According to the book, the Req should be 2 ohms! So either, I'm doing something really wrong, or there's a mistake with the book. Can someone please help me?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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