Masnari/Escuti/Brickley
ECE200 – Fall 2008 – Homework 2
Resistors and Basic Circuits
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1.
[12 pts total, 2 pts each circuit each part]
Consider the following resistive networks.
a.
Identify the shortcircuited resistors (if any).
b.
Identify the combinations of parallel resistors (if any).
c.
Identify the combinations of series resistors (if any).
Circuit 1
Circuit 2
2.
[18 pts total, 3 pts each circuit each part]
Given the circuits shown below:
a.
Identify the shorted, series and parallel resistors (before finding any equivalent
resistances).
b.
Find the equivalent resistance between the terminals A and B in terms of R1, R2, etc.
c.
A 10 V DC voltage source is connected between the terminals A & B. Find the
current flowing through the voltage source. Assume all resistors are 1 k
!
.
Circuit 1
Circuit 2
R9
k
Ω
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ECE200 – Fall 2002 – Homework 2
Resistors and Basic Circuits
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3.
[32 pts total, 4 pts each circuit each part]
Find the current flowing through each resistor
according to the current directions shown on the circuit diagrams. Assume that V
1
= 10 V,
V
2
= 5 V, R
1
= 1 k
Ω
, R
2
= 2 k
Ω
, and R
3
= 5 k
Ω
.
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 Spring '07
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 Resistor, Jaguar Racing, Electrical resistance, Series and parallel circuits

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