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Homework Help: Maxwell's mesh analysis dc circuit

  1. Sep 4, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Find the value of CSB(current source B) and determine the value of I.

    2. Relevant equations

    Mesh equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    mesh:

    a -> Ia = 0
    b -> 11Ib = -12
    c -> 6Ic = 12
    d -> 2Id = -8
    e -> Ie = -CSB

    Ic = 2 A
    Id = -4 A

    then I cannot further continue this one... :(
     

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  3. Sep 4, 2011 #2

    gneill

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    Your diagram indicates CSA = 8V, but isn't it a current source? Or is this supposed to represent the voltage that the current source happens to be producing in order to maintain its (unspecified) current?
     
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