Derive an expression for vc(t) in the circuit of Figure P4.13 and sketch vc(t) to scale versus. I attached a screen shot of the circuit for this problem.
V = IR
V = V0exp(-t/tau)
The Attempt at a Solution
I am trying to find the initial conditions to this problem. To do this, I have said that at t < 0 the capacitor will act as a short circuit for a dc current. we would then have that the current that is going through the resistor R is 10mA. This would yield to Vc(0) = (.01)(2000) = 20V. When I checked a solution of this problem, they get that Vc(0) = 0V. I am not really sure why that is! Thank you very much for your help!