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58. This circuit contains no reactances, so
E
rms
=
I
rms
R
total
. Using Eq. 3371, we fnd the average dissipated
power in resistor
R
is
P
R
=
I
2
rms
R
=
µ
E
m
r
+
R
¶
2
R.
In order to maximize
P
R
we set the derivative equal to zero:
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.
 Fall '08
 SPRUNGER
 Physics, Power

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