Masnari/Escuti/Brickley
ECE200 – Fall 200
8
– Homework 2
Resistors and Basic Circuits
Page 1 of 10
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
a) Shortcircuited resistors:
Circuit 1: none
Circuit 2: R2
b) Parallel Resistors:
Circuit 1: R2//R4, R3//R7, & R5//R6//R1
Circuit 2: R1//R3
c)
Series Resistors:
Circuit 1: none
Circuit 2:
R7&R9
R9
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Masnari/Escuti/Brickley
ECE200 – Fall 200
8
– Homework 2
Resistors and Basic Circuits
Page 2 of 10
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
Ω
.
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 Spring '07
 Escuti
 Resistor, Jaguar Racing, Electrical resistance, Series and parallel circuits, Basic Circuits

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