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You get two more equations relating voltage and current: Note that you can write both equations in terms of I1 because I1 = I2. 001 A, you know the current for all three devices. 33 34 Part I: Getting Started with Circuit Analysis Finally, you can plug in the values to figure out the voltages for the three devices using Ohm’s law: Verify the KVL equation by substituting in the voltages to show that the total sum of the voltages is equal to zero. It’s good practice to check your results. Note that the 10-volt power supply is divided proportionally between the two resistors of 3 volts and 7 volts.

When you have a given number of voltages or currents to solve for — say, six in total — you need six independent equations. Independent means each equation can’t be derived from the other equations. ) For each device, Ohm’s law gives you one independent equation; the circuit in Figure 3-4 contains three devices, so you get three equations from Ohm’s law. For each node, except for the reference or starting node, you get a KCL equation; this circuit has three nodes, so you get two KCL equations (not counting the ground Node C).

Second-order circuits consist of capacitors, inductors, and resistors and are described by second-order differential equations. Flip to Chapter 14 for pointers on analyzing these circuits. Avoiding Calculus with Advanced Techniques I don’t know about you, but I hate using calculus when I don’t have to, which is why I’m a fan of the advanced circuit analysis techniques that allow you to convert calculus-based problems into problems requiring only algebra. Phasors make your life simple when you’re dealing with circuits that have capacitors and inductors, because you don’t need differential equations to analyze circuits in the phasor domain.

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