Unformatted text preview: lypcs ofbasic circuit elenents is !o impress on )rou the Iact that the selec-tion of polaity referenccs along with the adoption ot the passivc sign conventior is rol a function of the basic elements nor thc type oI inter-conncctions nadc with thc basic elements. We present thc applicatlon ard interpretalion of the passive sign convention in power calculations in Seclion 1.6.-l Passive sign convention Objective 2-Know and be abte to use the definitionsot voltage and cu ent 1.3 The current at the terminals of thc clement Fig.1.5 is The expression for the charge eDtedng the upper t€rminal ofFjg.1.5 is , le'" c. 1-(.r. i :20e 5ooo'A, r > 0. Calculate the total charge (in microcoulombs) entering the element at its upper terninal-Answer: 4000 /..C. NOTE: Also try Chapter Ptoblem 1.9 Find lhe maximum value ofthe curlenl enter-ing the terminal ifa = 0.03679 sr. Answer: l0 A....
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2010 for the course EE 100 taught by Professor Boser during the Spring '07 term at Berkeley.
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