Series-parallel resistive circuits

Series-parallel resistive circuits

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After completing this chapter, you will be able to: 1) identify series circuits, parallel circuits and series-parallel circuits 2) know how to determine the equivalent resistance for series, parallel and series-parallel resistive circuits 3) calculate the resistance, voltage, current and power for series, parallel and series-parallel resistive circuits 4) understand and apply the voltage-divider (VDR) and current-divider (CDR) rules 5) identify the wye (Y) and delta (Δ) circuits 6) know the method of wye (Y) and delta (Δ) conversions 7) apply the method of Δ-Y conversions to simplify bridge circuits 8) understand the method for measuring the unknown resistance of a balanced bridge circuit.

Inspec keywords: bridge circuits; circuit theory; equivalent circuits; voltage dividers

Other keywords: Δ-Y conversions; wye conversions; CDR rules; balanced bridge circuit; equivalent resistance; series circuits; delta conversions; delta circuits; resistance measurement; wye circuits; series-parallel circuits; current-divider rules; VDR rules; voltage-divider rules; series-parallel resistive circuits

Subjects: General circuit analysis and synthesis methods

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