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Unformatted text preview: DC Circuit Theorems Superposition Superposition In this lecture, you will: Learn the principle of superposition
Learn how to apply the principle of superposition to solve DC circuits
Understand the tradeoffs in applying superposition versus other circuit analysis approaches 3 Linearity Linear operators: Add and subtract
Multiply and divide by constants
Differentiate and integrate Nonlinear operators: Exponents other than 1 • For example, squares and square roots Logarithms and many other functions. 4 Linear Circuit Elements Resistors are linear circuit elements: V = IR is clearly a straight line. Ideal capacitors and inductors are linear. Independent sources are linear. Dependent sources are linear provided that the output voltage or current is proportional to the first power of a specified voltage or current (or a sum of these). 5 Nonlinear Circuit Elements Semiconductor devices are nonlinear. Diodes
Transistors Devices using ferromagnetic materials are nonlinear. Iron core inductors. Many other real world devices are nonlinear although their response may be approximately linear over a limited range. 6 Linear Circuits A linear circuit is a circuit composed exclusively of linear circuit elements. +
50 V
5 Ω 10 Ω 40 Ω 3 A 7 Superposition Superposition is a property of all linear systems: f (ax + by ) = a[ f ( x )] + b[ f ( y )]
8 Superposition Definition: Any linear system obeys the principle of superposition, which states that whenever a linear system is excited or driven by more than one independent source of energy, the total response is the sum of the individual responses that result from each independent source acting alone. 9 What does this mean? Since we are dealing with linear circuits, we can determine the response of the circuit to each independent source acting alone and then sum the results. Of course, superposition only makes sense when there is more than one independent source. 10 Superposition Example
2A 3A 10Ω +
VR
V = IR VR ( 2 A) = 2 × 10 = 20.0 V VR ( 3 A) = −3 × 10 = −30.0 V VR ( Total ) = VR ( 2 A) + VR ( 3 A) = 20 − 30 = −10.0 V
11 Superposition in Circuits The response in a linear circuit having more than one independent source can be obtained by adding the responses caused by the separate independent sources acting alone. How do I find the response of the circuit to one source acting alone?
Turn off all of the other sources.
12 Turned Off Voltage Source
I VS=0 VS
V a
Short
Circuit I
VS b a Voltage source always provides the specified voltage between its terminals. Turned off means
VS = 0 volts +
b Current determined by the attached circuit. Behaves like a short circuit. 13 Turned Off Current Source
I Current source always provides the specified current. IS V IS=0
a a
+ Open
Circuit Voltage determined by the attached circuit. Turned off means
IS = 0 amps V Behaves like an open
circuit. IS
b b 14 Applying Superposition 1. Given a circuit, turn off all but one independent source. Replace a current source with an open circuit.
Replace a voltage source with a short circuit.
Leave dependent sources in place. 1. Solve for the requested voltage or current.
2. Repeat for each independent source. Must use a consistent reference directions! 1. Sum the results from each source to obtain the final answer. Example: three independent sources means you solve the circuit three times and then sum. 15 Example Find V1
+
50 V V1
5 Ω 10 Ω 40 Ω 3 A 16 ExampleStep 1 Set the current source to zero
V1
+ 5 Ω 50 V 10 Ω 40 Ω Req= 10 Ω ║ 40Ω = 8Ω
Using a voltage divider approach, V1A = 50 Req/(Req + 5) = 50 (8/(8+5)) = 30.77 V
17 ExampleStep 2 Set the voltage source to zero
V1 5 Ω
10 Ω 40 Ω 3 A The three resistors are now in parallel
1/Req = (1/5 + 1/10 + 1/40)
Req = 3.077 Ω
V1B = IR = 3(3.077) = 9.23V 18 ExampleStep 3 Sum the responses from each source
V1
+
50 V
5 Ω 10 Ω 40 Ω 3 A V1 = V1A + V1B = 30.77 + 9.23 = 40.0 V In this example, the circuit was solved using simple resistive manipulations Some problems may be more complicated using superposition if you need to use node voltage or mesh currents to solve
19 A few words of caution…. Suppose you are asked to find the power in the 10Ω resistor in Example 1 using superposition Can you use superposition to solve it? Yes, but only after finding the total voltage across the 10Ω resistor or the total current in the 10Ω resistor.
Why can’t you find the power in the resistor from each source and then sum to get the answer? 20 Superposition and Power Consider the power in the 10ohm resistor of Example 1: V1(50V) = 30.77 volts • Power in 10 Ω resistor = (V1)2/10 = (30.77)2/10 = 94.7W V1(2A) = 9.23 volts • Power in 10 Ω resistor = (V1)2/10 = (9.23)2/10 = 8.52W If we then add the results, • Power in 10Ω resistor = 94.7 + 8.52 = 103.2 W However, if we use the final calculated value: V1 = 40 V, • Power in 10 Ω resistor = (V1)2/10 = (40)2/10 = 160. W Power is a nonlinear function: (VA)2 + (VB)2 ≠ (VA+VB)2 160. W is the correct answer Superposition applies to voltage and current, not power! 21 Superposition and Power Suppose we use superposition on a circuit containing two independent sources to find the voltage V across a resistor R We solve using each independent source and obtain two voltages: VA and VB
V = VA + VB If we tried to use superposition to compute power: P = VA2/R + VB2/R Correct approach: Power in the resistor = V2/R V2/R = (VA + VB)2/R = VA2/R + VB2/R + 2VAVB/R We would come to the same conclusion if we had chosen to solve for current instead of voltage 22 Superposition and Power Conclusion: Superposition may be used to find any current or voltage in a circuit
With this current or voltage, power can be computed
You cannot use a superposition approach to calculate power directly 23 When do I use superposition? Superposition is required only when the independent sources in a circuit are fundamentally different Example: a combination of DC and AC sources In the DC circuits we are analyzing, superposition is never required For some simple circuits, superposition may offer a reasonable alternative to node voltage or mesh current techniques.
For most circuits, superposition is more difficult because you must solve the circuit multiple times.
24 Why learn to apply superposition? Superposition is an important and powerful principle that will be used on more complex linear systems that are driven simultaneously be different types of energy sources. EE302 is preparing you with this fundamental understanding of how to apply superposition 25 Standard Example
Find the power dissipated by the 8ohm resistor. 20 Ω 10 Ω
+ 1A 20 Ω 8Ω 10 V

26 4.5 W Inclass Exercise #1 Find v using superposition
4 A
2Ω
+ 5 Ω 110 V + 10 Ω v 12 Ω
v = 50.0 V 27 Inclass Exercise #2 Find v using superposition
8 Ω
+
128 V
18 Ω 10Ω +
70 V
+ 48 Ω v 20 Ω v = 96.0 V 28 Inclass Exercise #3 Find ix using superposition
3ix 24 V +
ix = 1.00 A 2 Ω
4A 8 Ω
ix 29 Superposition Summary Learn the principle of superposition.
Learn how to apply the principle of superposition to solve DC circuits.
Understand the tradeoffs in applying superposition versus other circuit analysis approaches. 30 Superposition
Questions? Source Transformations Source Transformations In this lecture, you will: Learn to transform voltage sources and series resistors into current sources with parallel resistors and vice versa
Learn to apply this technique as another tool in solving circuit problems 33 One Port Networks Sometimes we only care about the way a linear network behaves at its +
V
output terminals
We can represent this as a black box with a pair of terminals This black box is called a oneport
network I
Linear
network 34 One Port Network The behavior of this oneport network can be completely +
described by the relationship V
between voltage and current at
the terminals We don’t care about the contents of the black box as long as the IV characteristic is correct I
Linear
network 35 One Port NetworkExample 10Ω 10Ω 5Ω To an outside observer, these two networks are identical 36 Source Transformations We can use a similar approach to convert between voltage and current sources to simplify circuits We need to find the relationship between Is, Vs, and R that guarantees the two configurations are equivalent +
Vs R R Is 37 Add a Load Resistor
IL
+
R Vs RL IL IL
Is R RL IL Vs
=
R + RL R
= I s(
)
R + RL 38 The Load Currents Must Be Equal If the “boxes” are equivalent, the load resistor can’t tell the difference. In order for the two “boxes” to be equivalent, the load currents must be equal for all values of load resistor. IL Vs
R
=
= I s(
)
R + RL
R + RL Is Vs
=
R 39 Compare The Two Boxes
IL Open circuit voltage:
+
R Vs RL Vs Short circuit current: Vs/R Voltage across RL: IL
R
Is= Vs/R RL VsRL/(R+RL) Open circuit voltage: (Vs/R)*R = Vs Short circuit current: Is = Vs/R Voltage across RL: VsRL/(R+RL) 40 IV Characteristic for Both Networks IV Characteristic graphically describes the terminal behavior Vs/R
of both networks Vs/R R +
Vs IL (Amps) Slope = 1/R RL R RL Vs 41 VL (Volts) Example #1
4Ω
+
6V
 6Ω
30 Ω 5Ω
20 Ω +
40V
 10 Ω Find the power associated with the 6V source Three options: Node voltage method: 3 equations with three unknowns Mesh current method: 3 equations with three unknowns Source transformation Since we are only asked to find the power in the 6V source, it may be easier to use source transformation 42 Example #1 Step 1
5Ω
+
40V
 8A 5Ω Is= Vs/5 = 8A
+
6V
6 Ω 4 Ω 20 Ω 30 Ω
10 Ω 5 Ω 8 A 20 ║5 = 4Ω
43 Example #1 Step 2
Vs= IsR = 8(4)=32V 4Ω
+
32V
 8A 4Ω +
6V
6 Ω 4 Ω 4 Ω 30 Ω +
32 V
10 Ω
Req = 6+4+10=20Ω 44 Example #1 Step 3
20 Ω Is= Vs/R = 32/20=1.6A
+
32V
 20 Ω 1.6 A 30 ║ 20 = 12 Ω
4 Ω
+
6V
30 Ω 20 Ω 1.6 A 45 Example #1 Step 4
Vs= IsR = 1.6(12) = 19.2V +
19.2V
 1.6 A 12 Ω 12 Ω 12 Ω 4 Ω
+
6V + I 19.2 V 6 + (4+12)I + 19.2 = 0 I = .825A
P6v = VI = (0.825) x 6 = 5.00 watts absorbed
46 Compare The Two Boxes
+
R Vs RL IL The resistor R has the same value in both circuits. But it is not the same resistor. • What is the power dissipated in R in the open circuit and short circuit cases? IL
R
Is= Vs/R Only the terminal behavior is equivalent. RL Do not transform any resistor that is required for a dependent source or the problem solution. 47 Special Case Resistors in series with current sources have no impact on source transformations
R1
Is= Vs/R R RL R RL Is= Vs/R Resistors in series with a current source may be neglected for source transformations, but MUST be included for power calculations 48 Special Case Resistors in parallel with a voltage source have no impact on source transformations. + Vs R1 R RL +
Vs R RL Resistors in parallel with a voltage source may be neglected for source transformations, but MUST be included for power calculations.
49 Standard Example
Find the power dissipated by the 8ohm resistor. 20 Ω 10 Ω
+ 1A 20 Ω 8Ω 10 V
 50 4.5 W Practice Problem #1 Using a series of source transformations, calculate Vo
1A
5Ω 6A 12Ω
20Ω
10Ω
120Ω 40Ω
+
 72Ω
20 V +
Vo
30Ω
Vo = 16.0 V
51 Practice Problem #2 Find V and the power delivered or absorbed by the 120V source 1.6Ω 20Ω 120V +
+ 60 V
5Ω 36A 6Ω + 8Ω Vx
Vx = 48.0V, P120V = 420. W delivered 52 Practice Problem #3
2.3KΩ
2mA Io
2.7KΩ 1KΩ 0.6mA 1. Find Io using a series of source transformations
2. Find Io using the node voltage method
3. Find Io using the mesh current method
Io = 1.00 mA
53 Questions?
Source Transformations Thévenin Equivalent Circuits Thévenin Equivalent Circuits The objectives of this lecture are to: Define what is meant by an equivalent circuit. Learn how to define the two types of equivalent circuit:
• Thévenin equivalent circuit
• Norton Equivalent Circuit How to use equivalent circuits to simply the analysis of complex circuits. 56 Why are Equivalent Circuits Needed? We have learned a number of methods and tools for analyzing electrical circuits: KVL, KCL, and Ohm’s Law
Current and Voltage Division
Node Voltage and Mesh Current Analysis
Superposition
Source transformation Problems exists in analyzing circuits where part of the circuit is complex or unknown: Appliance plugged into a wall outlet.
Attaching speakers to a stereo system.
57 Speakers for a CD Player CD
Reader Digital to
Analog
Converter Amplifier Speakers I don’t care about the details of the CD player, I want to optimize the speaker design for maximum volume.
Only the voltage and current at the speaker terminals are important.
58 Importance of Equivalent Circuits The equivalent circuit allows us to represent most of the circuit in a much simpler form. After determining the equivalent circuit, we know the current and voltage going to any load placed at that point. This allows us to do optimization more easily. 59 Transistor Amplifier
i1 R1 vs +
 + io
vo
20,000 +
 40io Transistor A v1
5000 vo  + R3 +
 70i1 R2 R4 v1 R5 Transistor B We want to know how much power is going to resistor R5. What is important? Only the voltage and current for resistor R5. We are not interested in the voltage and current of every element, just R5. 60 Equivalent Circuits i1 R1 vs +
 + io
vo
20,000 + 40io  v1
5000 vo  + R3 70i1 R4 v1 R5 Transistor B The goal here is to create an equivalent I
R5  R2 Transistor A Complex
Circuit + circuit for the complex one such that: +
V
Voltage across R5 is the same.
Current to R5 is the same. This resistor is traditionally called the LOAD Resistor. 61 Thévenin Equivalent Circuit Any linear DC circuit can be replaced by an equivalent circuit consisting of an ideal voltage source and a series resistor with appropriate values. If the complex circuit contains a dependent source, then the control voltage or current must be within that circuit. RTh I
Complex
Circuit +
V
VTh I +
Thévenin Equivalent Circuit
The voltage and current at the terminals are identical.
62 +
V
Thévenin Equivalent Voltage First consider the open circuit case: The open circuit voltage of the Thévenin equivalent must equal the open circuit voltage of the original circuit.
RTh I = 0
Complex
Circuit +
VOC
 I = 0 +
VTh +
VOC
 VOC = VTh
63 Thévenin Equivalent Resistance Next consider the short circuit case: The short circuit current of the Thévenin equivalent must equal the short circuit current of the original circuit.
RTh ISC
+
V = 0
Complex
Circuit I SC VTh
=
RTh VTh ISC + +
V = 0
VOC
⇒ RTh =
I SC
64 Thévenin Equivalent Circuit
RTH
VTH VTh = VOC VOC
RTh =
I SC 65 Thévenin Equivalent Example
Compute the Thévenin Equivalent for this circuit treating the resistor RL as the load.
6Ω 4Ω +
36 V 12 Ω R L = 16 Ω  66 Thévenin Equivalent Example
First, remove the load resistor from the circuit.
It is not part of the Thévenin Equivalent.
6Ω 4Ω +
36 V
 +
12 Ω VL R L = 16 Ω  67 Thévenin Equivalent Example
Now compute the open circuit voltage.
6Ω 4Ω + +
+
V12
 36 V
 12 Ω VOC
 Note that VOC = V12 Use the voltage divider equation to find V12:
V12 = 36(12/18) = 24 volts = VOC
68 Thévenin Equivalent Example
Now compute the short circuit current.
6Ω 4Ω +
36 V 12 Ω ISC  Use the current divider equation to find ISC:
I SC 12 4 36
= = 0.75[ 4] = 3 A
4 (6 + 12 4) 69 Thévenin Equivalent Example
RTH
VTH VTh = VOC = 24 V
VOC 24
RTh =
=
=8Ω
I SC
3 70 Thévenin Equivalent Example
How much power is delivered to the load resistor? 8Ω
+
24 V RL = 16 Ω  PL = RLIL2 = 16(24/24)2 = 16 W
71 Thévenin Equivalent Example
Let’s compute PL for the original circuit.
6Ω 4Ω +
36 V 12 Ω IL R L = 16 Ω  12 20 36 7.5 36
IL = 20 = 13.5 20 = 1 A
6 + 12 20 2
PL = 16 I L = 16 W 72 What about the Value of RL? We didn’t use the value of the load resistor in determining the equivalent circuit. Does this mean that ANY resistor could be placed where the load resistor is? YES!!!!! 73 Why does this work? Resistors are linear elements V = I*R When we set up the equivalent circuit, we look at the extreme values for a resistor Infinite Open circuit
Zero Short Circuit Since we know the response at the ends and a resistor is linear, the equivalent circuit works for ANY resistor!! 74 We can replace RL with any resistor Why is this important? The equivalent circuit provides information about the currents and voltage that could be provided to a point in the original circuit.
We can either use the original circuit or the equivalent circuit to calculate these values
We can then place any load across the output terminals and be able to predict the behavior of the circuit.
• For example, the loads could be different kinds of speakers attached to a stereo system. 75 Thévenin Equivalent Summary Any linear DC circuit can be replaced by its Thévenin Equivalent (VTh and RTh).
To compute VTh and RTh: 1. Remove the load resistor from the circuit. 2. 1. Helps to make sure you do not include it in the resistance calculation. • 1. • It is often necessary to use KCL to find ISC. Compute the open circuit voltage across the terminals where the load was removed.
Compute the short circuit current where the load was removed.
VTh = VOC and RTh = VOC/ISC This method works for any linear circuit that contains at least one independent source. 76 The Req Method for Computing RTh Must I calculate ISC and VOC every time to get RTh?
NO! For circuits that contain NO dependent sources: Remove the load resistor from the circuit. • Helps to make sure you do not include it in the resistance calculation. Turn OFF all independent sources:
• Voltage source become shorts.
• Current sources become opens. Calculate the equivalent resistance seen looking into the circuit from the load terminals.
RTh = Req Compute VOC (or ISC) in the normal way.
77 Thévenin Equivalent Example
Let’s use the Req method on the example circuit:
6Ω 4Ω +
36 V
 +
12 Ω VL R L = 16 Ω  78 Thévenin Equivalent Example
Turn off all independent sources
6Ω 4Ω Req
12 Ω Compute the equivalent resistance seen looking into the circuit from the load terminals: Req = 4 + 6 12 = 4 + 4 = 8 Ω = RTh
79 Example 2: Req Method
40 kΩ 0.2 mA 5 kΩ 10 kΩ RL Define the Thévenin equivalent circuit seen by the load resistor RL. 80 Calculate Req 40 kΩ Remove RL Turn off sources 5 kΩ 10 kΩ Req Voltages sources becomes short
Current source becomes open RTH is the equivalent resistance seen by RL. RTH = 5kΩ + 10kΩ = 15.0 kΩ
81 Calculate Voc
40 kΩ 5 kΩ
+ 0.2 mA 10 kΩ Voc
 Remove RL Calculate Voc using any technique
VTH = 0.2mA ⋅10kΩ = 2.00 V
82 Final Thévenin Equivalent Circuit
40 kΩ 5 kΩ
+
10 kΩ 0.2 mA Voc
 15 kΩ 2 V +
 RL 83 What about the Value of RL? We never specified a value for RL. Does it matter? No!!
40 kΩ 0.2 mA Current flowing through RL =
Voltage across RL = 5 kΩ 10 kΩ RL 10kΩ
0.2mA
15kΩ + RL
10kΩ
0.2mA ∗ RL
15kΩ + RL
84 Original vs. Thévenin Circuit: Current
40 kΩ 5 kΩ 10kΩ
I = 0.2mA
RL + 15kΩ
RL 10 kΩ 0.2 mA 15 kΩ 2V +
 I 2
=
RL + 15kΩ RL These are equal
for any value of RL!!
85 Importance of Equivalent Circuit The equivalent circuit allows us to represent most of the circuit in a much simpler form After determining the equivalent circuit, we know the current and voltage going to any load placed at that point This allows us to do optimization more easily. Although I did this presentation with the load as a resistor, in fact, the load can be anything. Only the circuit replaced by the Thévenin equivalent is required to be linear.
The load can be nonlinear!
This is an important technique used in the analysis of electronic circuits with nonlinear elements.
86 Thévenin Equivalent Circuits Summary of the Method: VTh To calculate the open circuit voltage: Remove the load resistor from the circuit
Define the opencircuit voltage • If the resistor is vertical, make the positive reference on top • If the resistor is horizontal, make the positive reference to the left. Calculate Voc • Use the methods from before: KVL/KCL, Voltage and Current Division, or Node and Mesh. VTh = VOC 88 Summary of the Method: RTh Calculate RTh using short circuit current: Place a short circuit across the load terminals.
Compute the current flowing from top to bottom through the short.
• Use any method. You may have to invoke KCL. RTh = VOC/ISC This method works for any circuit with at least one independent source. Calculate RTh using Req: Turn off all independent sources
Compute the equivalent resistance seen looking into the circuit from the load terminals.
RTh = Req
This method works for any circuit that has no dependent sources. 89 Standard Example
Find the power dissipated by the 8ohm resistor. 20 Ω 10 Ω
+ 1A 20 Ω 8Ω 10 V
 90 4.5 W Thévenin Equivalent: Sign Convention The positive reference for the Thévenin and/or open circuit voltage is at the top. If the load is horizontal, the positive terminal is on the left. The load or short circuit current flows from top to bottom (out of the Thévenin Equivalent circuit). Or, left to right. The load typically absorbs power. This convention is compatible with the passive sign convention. RTh I
Complex
Circuit +
V
VTh I +
Thévenin Equivalent Circuit
91 +
V
Thévenin Equivalent Circuits
Norton Equivalent Circuits Reminder: Source Transformations
+
R Vs R
Is= Vs/R IL Open circuit voltage:
V
s
RL Short circuit current: V /R
s Voltage across RL: V R /(R+R )
sL
L
IL
RL These circuits are equivalent!! Open circuit voltage: (Vs/R)*R = Vs Short circuit current: I = V /R
s
s Voltage across RL: V R /(R+R )
sL
L
93 Types of Equivalent Circuits
RTH
IN VTH
Thévenin Equivalent
Circuit RN Norton Equivalent
Circuit IN = VTH/RTH
RN = RTH We will focus on the Thévenin Equivalent Circuit
94 Questions?
Thévenin Equivalent Circuits
Norton Equivalent Circuits Thévenin Equivalent Circuits
Dependent Sources VOC and ISC Method This method applies for all circuits with at least one independent source – same method you have already learned: Remove load resistor, if present • Calculate the opencircuit voltage (Voc) using any method. Replace the load resistor with a short circuit (i.e., a wire)
• Calculate the short circuit current (Isc) using any method. VTh = VOC and RTh = Voc Isc 97 Dependent Source Example
A 10Ω IC +
10V
1Ω B 5Ω 5IC 2A Treat the 5ohm resistor as the load resistor and determine the Th évenin Equivalent. We solved this same circuit earlier. VB = 20 volts 98 Dependent Source Example: VOC
A 10Ω IC +
10V 1Ω B
+
VOC 2A 5IC KCL at Node B:
Ic + 5Ic = 0 The only possible value of IC is zero.
Therefore, VOC = 10V.
99 Dependent Source Example: ISC
A 10Ω IC + ISC 10V
5IC 2A 10V
IC =
=1A ∴
10Ω
KCL at Node B :
 I C + 5I C + ISC = 0 5I C = 5 A ISC =  4I C =  4A
R TH 1Ω B VOC 10
=
=
=
ISC
4  2.5Ω Can RTh really be negative?
What does this mean? 100 Dependent Source Example
10Ω IC +
10V
1Ω 5Ω
2A 2.5Ω +
5
VL = 10 = 20 V 5 − 2.5 +
VL 10V 5IC 5Ω Negative RTh is possible with dependent sources.
(More on this later.)
101 Test Source Method for RTh This method can be used to find the Thévenin Equivalent for ANY linear circuit. Test source method: Remove the load from the circuit.
Turn OFF all independent sources.
Attach a test source to the output terminals:
• Either a voltage source or a current source.
• A one amp current source is often convenient. Compute the resulting current or voltage.
RTh = Vtest/Itest
102 Thévenin Equivalent Example
Let’s use the test source method on a simple circuit (same example as before):
6Ω 4Ω +
36 V
 +
12 Ω VL R L = 16 Ω  First, turn off the independent sources and replace the load with a test source. Let’s use a 1 amp current source: 103 Test Circuit Example
Now, compute the voltage across the test source: VTest = 1[ 4 + 6 12] = 8 V
6Ω 4Ω
+
12 Ω 1 A VTest
 RTh = VTest/ITest = 8V/1A = 8 Ω
Same result as before. 104 Test Source Example 2
A 10Ω IC +
10V
1Ω B 5Ω 5IC 2A Treat the 5ohm resistor as the load resistor and determine the Th évenin Equivalent. We solved this same circuit earlier. VB = 20 volts 105 Test Source Example 2
10Ω 1Ω IC +
1A 1 + I C = 5I C VTest 5IC ⇒ I C = 0.25 A VTest = −10( 0.25) = −2.5 V
VTest
RTh =
= −2.5 Ω
1 For this problem the test source method is a reasonable approach.
106 The Special Case
Circuits with dependent sources, but no independent sources are a special case.
10Ω
0.5VC VC 5Ω + With no independent energy source: VOC = 0 ISC = 0 RTh = VOC 0
= = undefined
I SC 0 The test source method is required.
107 The Special Case
Circuits with dependent sources, but no independent sources are a special case.
IS 0.5VC 10Ω 5Ω
+ VC V5 + 1A VTest = 30 + 10 = 40 V +
VTest =
=
= VTest
RTh =
= 40 Ω
1 The test source method is required.
108 Thévenin Equivalent CircuitsSummary Finding VTH Remove the load resistor if present
Define the opencircuit voltage • If the resistor is vertical, make the positive reference at the top • If the resistor is horizontal, make the positive reference to the left Calculate Voc = VTH using any method: node voltage, mesh, source transformation, voltage and current division 109 Summary: Finding RTH Method #1: Equivalent resistance method. No dependent sources are present Remove load resistor if present
Turn OFF all independent sources • Replace voltage sources with short circuits and current sources with open circuits. Calculate equivalent resistance seen looking into the circuit from the load terminals. 110 Summary: Finding RTH Method #2: Shortcircuit current method. Independent sources are present and dependent sources may be present Remove load resistor if present
Calculate VTH using any method
Place a short circuit across the terminals where the load resistor was connected
Using any method, calculate the short circuit current • Downward for vertical load resistor
• Lefttoright for horizontal load resistors RTH = VTH/ISC
111 Summary: Finding RTH Method #3: Test Source Method Dependent and/or independent sources are present. This method always works. Remove load resistor if present
Turn OFF all independent sources Apply a test source to the terminals where you want to find RTH
• Can be either a current or voltage source.
• A one amp current source can be a good choice. Use any circuit analysis method to calculate resulting Vtest (or Itest).
RTH = Vtest/Itest
112 Example Problem
Find the Req, with respect to RL, for this circuit
when V1=10V, R1=2Ω , R2=3Ω , R3=5Ω , and R4=6Ω : R1 +
 R2 R4
ix
R3 V1 RL ix/3 Method 1 using Req is not applicable due to dependent source. 113 Method #2: Short Circuit Current Method Remove load resistor, if present Calculate the opencircuit voltage (Voc) using any method
R1 +
 R2 R4
ix Note that ix = 0! R3 V1
ix/3 R3
5
Voc = V 1
= 10
= 5.00 V = VTh
R1 + R 2 + R3
2 + 3+ 5
114 Method #2 Continued Replace the load resistor with a short circuit (i.e., a wire) Calculate the short circuit current (Isc) using any method
• Downward for vertical resistor
• Lefttoright for horizontal resistors
R1 +
 R2 R4
ix
R3 V1
ix/3 Isc 115 Method #2 Con’t
R1 +
 A R2 R4 B ix
R3 V1
ix/3 1
1
i V1
1
+
VA −
VB − x = R1 R 2 R2
3 R1 1
1
1
1
−
VA + +
+
VB = 0
R2 R 2 R3 R 4 V
ix = B
R4 Isc 1
1
V1
1
1
+
VA − +
VB = R1 R 2 R1 R 2 3R 4 1
1
1
1
−
VA + +
+
VB = 0
R2
R 2 R3 R 4 116 Method #2 Con’t
R1 +
 A R2 R4 B ix
R3 V1
ix/3 Isc V1=10V, R1=2Ω , R2=3Ω , R3=5Ω , and R4=6Ω
1
1
V1
1
1
+
VA − +
VB = R1 R 2 R1 R 2 3R 4 1
1
1
1
−
VA + +
+
VB = 0
R2 R 2 R3 R 4 10
1 1
1 1 + VA − + VB = 2 3
2 3 18 1
1 1 1 − VA + + + VB = 0
3
3 5 6 117 Method #2 Con’t
R1 A R2 B R4 ix
+
 R3 V1 ix/3 Isc Results
VB = 3.673V
ix = 0.612A isc = 0.612A
Req = 5V/0.612A = 8.17Ω
118 Open and Short Circuit Circuits are Different!
R1 +
 R2 A R4 B ix
R3 V1 VB = 5.00 V ix = 0 A ix/3 R1 A R2 B R4 ix
+
 R3 V1
ix/3 VB = 3.67 V
ix = 0.612 A
You cannot use a node voltage from one to solve the other! 119 Method #3: Test Source Method
Find the Req, with respect to RL, for this circuit
when V1=10V, R1=2Ω , R2=3Ω , R3=5Ω , and R4=6Ω : R1 +
 R2 R4
ix
R3 V1 RL ix/3 120 Method #3: Test Source Method Remove load resistor, if present Turn off any independent sources Voltage sources become shorts
Current sources become opens Put a 1A test source at the place where you want to calculate Req R1 R2 R4
ix
R3 1A ix/3 121 Method #3 Con’t
R1 A R2 B R4
ix
R3 1A ix/3 ix = 1 A 1
1
1
1
+
VA −
VB = − R1 R 2 R2
3 1
1
1
−
VA + + VB = 1
R2 R 2 R3 5
1
1
VA − VB = −
6
3
3
1
8
− VA + VB = 1
3
15 122 Method #3 Con’t
R1 A R2 B 6Ω + ix
R3 1A Vtest ix/3
ix = 1 A Results
VB = 2.17 V Vtest = 8.17 V ix = 1 A Req = 8.17 Ω = RTh
123 Practice Problem #1
Find the Thévenin equivalent circuit for the following
Where R1=5kΩ , R2=500Ω , and R3=1500Ω : 60V
R2 2mA a
R3 R1
b Answer: 45V source in series with a 1.2kΩ resistor
124 Practice Problem #2
Find the Thévenin equivalent circuit for the following circuit. Use R1 = 20Ω , R2 = 10Ω , R3 = 5Ω , R4 = 4Ω , R5 =5Ω , R6 = 20 Ω , and R7 = 10 Ω : + R3 R1 +
R2
8.5 V vx R4
RL  +
 R5 Vx/5  18i1 R6 i1 125 One Last “Method” Sometimes you can obtain the Thévenin Equivalent by applying repeated source transformations and resistor manipulations. This approach does NOT work reliably for circuits containing dependent sources. 126 Source Transformation Example
Let’s use the source transformation method on the example circuit:
6Ω 4Ω +
36 V
 +
12 Ω VL R L = 16 Ω  First, transform the 36volt source and 6ohm resistor into a current source.
127 Source Transformation Example
6║12 = 4 Ω
6A 4Ω 12 Ω 6Ω 4Ω 4Ω +
24 V
 VTh = 24 V and RTh = 8 Ω (as before)
128 Source Transformation Example
Will the source transformation method work on this circuit?
R1 +
 R2 R4
ix
R3 V1 RL ix/3 V1=10V, R1=2Ω , R2=3Ω , R3=5Ω , and R4=6Ω
VTh = 5 V and RTh = 8.17 Ω 129 Summary: RTh Methods Test Source Any circuit – No limitations!
• But often difficult to apply Turn OFF the independent sources and compute the test voltage divided by the test current. Open circuit voltage and short circuit current Any circuit with at least one independent source
RTh = VOC / ISC Equivalent Resistance Any circuit with NO dependent sources
Turn OFF the independent sources
RTh is the equivalent resistance seen looking into the circuit from the load terminals. Repeated source transformations Any circuit with NO dependent sources is a candidate.
Not always a helpful approach – depends on circuit topography. 130 Think before you Act! Always remove the load resistor. Always need either the open circuit voltage or the short circuit current. Which is easier to compute? Use source transformation to get the other. Dependent source: Test source or VOC / ISC method. No dependent source: Req method is often easiest. Using Req or test source method? Remember to turn OFF all independent sources. Never turn off a dependent source with any method.
131 Questions?
Thévenin Equivalent Circuits with or without
Dependent Sources Thévenin Equivalent Circuits
Maximum Power Transfer Maximum Power Transfer As stated earlier, the Thévenin circuit allows us to calculate the voltage and current for any load resistor. Power delivered to the load is RTH important What is the most power that can be delivered? What value of load resistance will receive the most power? VTH +
 RL 134 Power to the Load
RL
VL = VTH ⋅
RL + RTH RTH VTH +
 +
VL
RL IL VTH
IL =
RL + RTH
2
VTH RL
PL = VL ⋅ I L =
( RL + RTH ) 2 If RL = 0 or RL = ∞, no power is delivered.
As RL is increased from zero, the load current decreases and the load voltage increases. What value of RL absorbs the maximum power?
135 Maximum Power to Load Resistor
How do I determine the maximum power to the load
resistor?
Experiment: change RL and measure each value
Calculation: change RL and compute each value
Mathematics: Power Maximized when ∂PL
2
=VTH
∂RL [( R L ∂PL
=0
∂RL + RTH ) − 2 RL ( RL + RTH )
=0
4
( RL + RTH )
2 This equation is true when
RL = RTH This is referred to as
impedance matching…
136 Power Delivered to the Load Relative Power to the Load 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0
0.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 Load Resistance divided by Thevenin Resistance 137 5.0 Maximum Power to the Load
Maximum power transferred when RL = RTh
RTH VTH +
 +
VL 2
2
VTh RL
VTh
PL =
=
2
( RL + RTh ) 4 RTh RL = RTh Note that: VL = 0.5 VTh PL = PRTh (V 2 )
= Th
RTh 2 2
VTh
=
4 RTh 138 Example Problem What is the maximum power that can be delivered to the load resistor? 40 Ω 25 Ω 15Ω
2A
10 V 5Ω 10 Ω RL +
 139 Find Req
RL = RTH for maximum power
40 Ω 25 Ω 15Ω 5Ω 10 Ω Req = { 5 + [10 ( 25 + 15) ]}
RTH = 13Ω 140 Find VTH
40 Ω 25 Ω 15Ω
2 A i1
10 V +
5Ω
+
10 Ω i2 VOC
50i2 − 15i1 = 10
50i2 = −20
i2 = −0.4 A
VTH = 10i2 = 4 V 141 Final Thévenin Circuit
13 Ω 4 V Pmax= +
 2
VTH
4 RTH RL = 308. mW
142 Using Thévenin Equivalent Circuits
I
Complex
Circuit +
V
I
RL Unknown +
Circuit V RL
If I know 2 of the following, I can determine the Thévenin circuit I, V, or power to a known resistor
Opencircuit voltage
Shortcircuit current
Maximum power The Thévenin circuit can then be used to answer more advanced questions without knowing all the details of the original circuit.
143 Example
A black box provides its maximum power (12.5 W) to an 8Ω resistor. What resistor value(s) will receive 5 W of power from the same black box Solution Since max. power goes to a 8Ω resistor, RTH = 8Ω Using the maximum power equation
2
VTH
= 12.5W
this leads to VTH = ± 20 V
4(8Ω) The power to a load resistor is now given by
2
VTH RL
400 RL
=
2
2 = 5W
( RL + RTH ) (8 + RL ) Answers: 1.02 Ω or 63.0 Ω 144 Practice Problem #3
(We have two batteries, A and B. Battery A has an opencircuit voltage of 13.8 V and a short circuit current of 350 A. Battery B has an opencircuit voltage of 13.2 V and a shortcircuit current of 220 A. The batteries may be connected in series or parallel to give power to a single resistor. What connection (series or parallel) has the most power producing capability and what is the power produced? 145 Practice Problem #4
Find the Thévenin equivalent circuit for the following
Where R1=5kΩ , R2=500Ω , and R3=1500Ω : 60V
R2
a
R3 R1
2A b Answer: 45.0V source in series with a 1.18kΩ resistor
146 Always Maximize Power? Do I always want to design for maximum power to the load? RTH VTH +
RL  147 Questions?
Thévenin Equivalent Circuits
Maximum Power Transfer Negative Resistance Consider the circuit below… No independent sources. To find Thévenin Equivalent, you must apply an independent source to the output terminals.
10 Ω 10V1 50 Ω +
+
10 Ω V1
150 Insert a 1 volt test source
10 Ω Ia
10V1 Ib
50 Ω +
+
+ 10 Ω 1.00 V Therefore, V1 V1 = 1/6 volts 10V1 = 1.667 volts
Itest
Ia = (1.667 1.00)/10 = 0.0667 amps
Ib = 1.00/60 = 0.0167 amps
Itest = Ib – Ia = 0.0167 – 0.0667 = 0.05 amps RTh = Vtest/Itest = 1/(0.05) = 20 Ω 151 Add a test source1A
10 Ω +
50Ω Itest=1 A 10V1
10Ω +
V1
 Vtest Solve for Vtest:
(Vtest  10V1 ) Vtest
+
1 = 0
10
60
10
V
V1 = Vtest (
) = test
10 + 50
6
Solving ,
Vtest = 20V
R th Vtest Vtest  20V
=
=
=
= 20Ω
I test
1
1 152 The Thévenin Equivalent Circuit 10Ω
50Ω Rth = 20Ω 10V1
10Ω +
V1
 153 How Can this Be? Can only have negative resistance with dependent sources. The negative resistance describes the terminal behavior of the original circuit. When an independent source is attached to the terminals, the original dependent source supplies power. I= .5A 10 V source applied
Rth = 20Ω 10V I = 10/(20) = .5A
Power absorbed by 10V source= 5W
154 Using a Current Source… If we apply an independent current source, the original dependent source supplies power to it as well… Rth = 20Ω 2A +
V = 40V
 V = 2(20) = 40V
Power supplied to independent source = 80W
155 A Quick Look Ahead…
10Ω The original circuit is a model for a circuit using an opamp in a non
inverting configuration. 50Ω
10V1
10Ω +
V1
 + 1kΩ  10Ω
50Ω 9kΩ
10Ω 156 Summary A negative Thévenin resistance can be realized using dependent sources. These represent models for actual circuits. A negative Thévenin resistance means the dependent sources in the original circuit supply power to any independent sources connected to its terminals. 157 Questions?
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