Treating an inductor as a current source?

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why can the inductor be treated as a 1A source?

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why can the inductor be treated as a 1A source?

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Welcome to the PF. :smile:

Can you post the original circuit for the problem? Is it just the source voltage and R1 with an inductor in series? Or is there more to it?

And can you describe how you arrived at your first and second equivalent circuits?
 

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