Unit 2.0 - Network Terminology

Unit 2.0 - Network Terminology - Kirchhoffs Voltage and...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
9/10/10 Dr. Bruce McCann 1 Kirchhoff’s Laws 1 Kirchhoff’s Voltage and Current Laws The interconnection of circuit elements into electrical circuits. The basic terminology that allows us to talk about circuits. The fundamental laws of physics as they apply to circuit analysis. • Conservation of mass • Conservation of energy 2 Electrical Schematic: Lights 3 Headlight Circuit How do I determine actual values of current, voltage, and power? Kirchhoff’s Laws are the basis for the tools we need to perform circuit analysis. 4 Circuit (Network) Terminology 5 Circuit Terminology Branch : any portion of a circuit with two terminals connected to it. A branch may consist of one or more circuit elements. * * This definition differs from that of your book. This is a more general (and more useful) definition. 6
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
9/10/10 Dr. Bruce McCann 2 Circuit Terminology Node : the point of connection between two or more branches Nodes connected via a wire (short circuit) constitute a single node
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course EE 302 taught by Professor Mccann during the Fall '06 term at University of Texas at Austin.

Page1 / 4

Unit 2.0 - Network Terminology - Kirchhoffs Voltage and...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online