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Homework Help: Norton's Equivalent Circuit

  1. May 1, 2014 #1
    Finding the Norton Equivalent circuit for the circuit attached


    I attempted this solution but i am unsure if my Norton's current is correct:

    [itex]R_N = \frac{1}{\frac{1}{6}+\frac{1}{12}+\frac{1}{12}}=3ohms[/itex]


    [itex]I'_N = \frac{12*2}{12+4}=1.5A, I''_N = 2A[/itex]

    [itex]I_N = 2A - 1.5A = 0.5A[/itex]
     

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  3. May 1, 2014 #2

    gneill

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    Can you explain the logic behind your Norton current calculations? In particular, what motivates your calculation of ##I'_N## ?
     
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