# OhmsLaw7Ed - RESISTIVECIRCUITS...

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RESISTIVE CIRCUITS Here we introduce the basic concepts and laws that are  fundamental to circuit analysis LEARNING GOALS   OHM’S LAW - DEFINES THE SIMPLEST PASSIVE ELEMENT:  THE RESISTOR   KIRCHHOFF’S LAWS - THE FUNDAMENTAL CIRCUIT  CONSERVATION LAWS- KIRCHHOFF CURRENT (KCL) AND  KIRCHHOFF VOLTAGE (KVL)   LEARN TO ANALYZE THE SIMPLEST CIRCUITS  SINGLE LOOP - THE VOLTAGE DIVIDER  SINGLE NODE-PAIR - THE CURRENT DIVIDER   SERIES/PARALLEL RESISTOR COMBINATIONS - A  TECHNIQUE TO REDUCE THE COMPLEXITY OF SOME  CIRCUITS   CIRCUITS WITH DEPENDENT SOURCES - (NOTHING VERY  SPECIAL)   WYE - DELTA TRANSFORMATION - A TECHNIQUE TO  REDUCE COMMON RESISTOR CONNECTIONS THAT ARE  NEITHER SERIES NOR PARALLEL

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RESISTORS - + ) ( t v ) ( t i A resistor is a passive element  characterized by an algebraic relation between the voltage across its terminals and the current  through it Resistor   a for    Model    General    )) ( ( ) ( t i F t v = A linear resistor obeys OHM’s Law ) ( ) ( t Ri t v = The constant, R, is called the resistance of the component and  is measured in units of Ohm  ) ( From a dimensional point of view Ohms is a derived unit of Volt/Amp ) 10 ( ) 10 ( 3 6 Ohm   Kilo         Ohm   Mega        Ohm   of   Multiples
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## This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course EEL 3041 taught by Professor Haroldklee during the Spring '12 term at University of Central Florida.

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