Unformatted text preview: in parallel with the resistor, as shown in the figure. The fuse functions as a wire with no resistance until a current exceeds value Imax, after which it blows and then it acts an open connection. (a) At t = 0, what is the charge Q0, on the capacitor? What is the time dependence on the charge on the capacitor, Q(t), while the fuse is still intact. (b) What is the time depence on the current, I(t), while the fuse is still intact? (c) What is the maximal voltage of the emf, Vmax, for which the fuse will not blow? (d) [EXTRA CREDIT] Assume the voltage of the emf is barely enough for the fuse to blow. When will it happen? Explain in words what happens next to the charge on the capacitor and the current through the solenoid. Sketch Q(t+) where t+ is the time after the fuse has blown. [Hint: pay attention to the initial conditions at t+ = 0.]...
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- Fall '11
- Ode, Fuse, series RLC circuit, time dependence, RLC parts mystery.