Two simple circuits are used to demonstrate the characteristic of voltage and current sources. In both cases, the voltage sources are in series with current sources.

# Monthly Archives: April 2010

## Problem 1-13: Voltage of A Current Source

Five circuits are considered to explain the characteristics of voltage and current sources. It is shown how voltage sources enforce their voltages on parallel elements.

## Problem 1-12: Using Voltage Sources to Determine Node Voltages

A three-node circuit is solved by using the voltage of voltage sources. The nodal analysis is not used since there are enough voltage sources to determine all node voltages.

## Problem 1-11: Solving a Circuit with Three Nodes by the Nodal Analysis

Solve the circuit by nodal analysis and find the power of . Solution a) Choose a reference node, label node voltages:

## Problem 1-10: Solving by Nodal Analysis - Circuit with Four Nodes

A circuit with four nodes is solved by the nodal analysis. The circuit has three current circuits and three resistors.

## Problem 1-9: Power of a Current Source

Finding the power a current source by circuit reduction methods for series and parallel resistors.

## Problem 1-8: Nodal Analysis - Power of Current Source

Solving the circuit using nodal analysis and finding the power of the current source.

## Problem 1-7: Circuit Reduction - Current Divider

Solving a circuit by using circuit reduction and current divider methods

## Problem 1-6: Single Node-Pair Analysis

Solving a circuit with single node-pair analysis without reducing it.

## Problem 1-5: Single Loop Analysis

Solving circuit with single loop analysis without reducing