Assignment 3(Spring 2018)

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Circuit Theory (Phy301)
Marks: 25
Due Date: July 23, 2018
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Q: 1:         
Using the superposition method, find voltage drop Vo across 3KΩ in the network given below. Label and draw each step where it required. Write each step of the calculation to get maximum marks and also mention the units of each derived value.        


Solution: Applying principle of superposition, we will take effects of the sources one by one:

Current Source:

2kΩ and 2kΩ are both parallel so 2kΩ||2kΩ=1kΩ ,
So the circuit becomes:

Using current division rule, current through 3kΩ will be:
I01 = (6×1)/ (1+3+1)= 6/4 = 1.5 mA

Voltage Source:
3k and 1k are in series so:
So the new circuit is: 
4k and 2k are in parallel, so;
So the new circuit is:
Applying voltage division rule:
V1.33k = (4×1.33)/ (2+1.33) = 5.32/3.33=1.598kV

 As 1.33k is the resultant of 2k and 4k, so same voltage will drop there:

So I02 = V/1.33 = 1.598/1.33 = 1.201 mA

Same current flows through 3k and 1k in series, so

I0 = I01+I02=1.5+1.201= 2.7 mA

Now V0 through 3k resistor will be:

V0 = I0R = 2.7 mA × 3kΩ = 8.1 V

V0=8.1 V Answer

Q: 2:
Find Rth (Thevenin’s resistance ), Vth (Thevenin’s Voltage)  and IN (Norton’s current) across a, b. Draw equivalent circuit and find Vo across 5Ω. Draw and label the circuit diagram of each step and also mention the units of each derived value.

Find Thevenin's resistance


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