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How many of these bulbs can be connected in parallel across the two wires of a 220 V supply line if the maximum current which can be drawn is 5 A. endobj e cient methods for calculating the equivalent resistance between nodes of highly symmetric networks. %PDF-1.5 In which circuit, if one bulb blows out, all others will stop glowing? Practice: Finding equivalent resistance. ž^y`ë²Ë‚ÌWd‹dΉ]g0K­U šn&sÝæbÆô6Ð|õžÓêf* ÙóÓáæg`ˆéÒ,¬÷6322p®5…(d0 þˆ5J x��V�n�:��?̒*`�oQ@Q��� E�&7�(��UVl��:�"��֕�ʷ]tC��y����������f This is the currently selected item. Solution . We know the voltage and desired current, so we can calculate the total necessary resistance: Then we can calculate the equivalent resistance of the two resistors that are in parallel (R2 and our unknown): 1 0 obj 4. <>/Font<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 720 540] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> What is the total resistance? We will be working backwards on this problem, using the current to find the resistance. Four such combinations are connected in series. endobj In fact, it took one extra step to find the equivalent resistance. Given: Solution: The original circuit can be redrawn with a single resistor that represents the equivalent 2. How will you connect three resistors of 2 ohm, 3 ohm and 5 ohm respectively so as to obtain a resultant resistance of 2.5 ohm? Choosing two points establishes the resistance path for a passive circuit (no sources). Draw the diagram to show the arrangement. Problem 72. • Find equivalent resistor in new circuit • Solution: Original method: short terminals A and B as shown in the picture. Find the equivalent resistance between points A and B. Find the current I going through A to B. R th can be found by V/I,where V is the voltage we get from last problem. Up Next. Draw the diagram to show the arrangement. Next lesson. Problem 71. The Thévenin equivalent internal resistance R T is the total resistance between A and B after shorting Ten identical bulbs are connected in a parallel circuit to an identical power supply line. Solutions to the problems in Circuit Theory 1. What is the equivalent resistance of this combination in terms of the original resistance R? Four resistances of 16 ohms each are connected in parallel. Solution: Now that the equivalent resistance for R 2 and R 3 has been calculated, the circuit can be redrawn as a series circuit as shown in . 2 0 obj (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ten bulbs are connected in a series circuit to a power supply line. <> And we know that R 1 and R 2 are in parallel, so their equivalent resistance has to be less than 7 Ω (because for resistors in parallel, the equivalent resistance is always less than the branch with the smallest resistance). 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