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## Series–parallel resistive circuits

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The book chapter studies series-parallel resistive circuits by considering: series resistive circuits and voltage divider rule; parallel resistive circuits and current divider rule; specific series-parallel resistive circuits; Wye (Y) and delta (Δ) configurations and their equivalent conversions.

Chapter Contents:

• 3.1 Series resistive circuits and voltage divider rule
• 3.1.1 Series resistive circuits
• 3.1.2 Series voltage and resistance
• 3.1.3 Series current and power
• 3.1.4 An example of a series circuit
• 3.1.5 Voltage divider rule (VDR)
• 3.1.6 Circuit ground
• 3.1.7 Voltage subscript notation
• 3.2 Parallel resistive circuits and current divider rule
• 3.2.1 Parallel resistive circuits
• 3.2.2 Parallel voltage and current
• 3.2.3 Parallel resistance and power
• 3.2.4 An example of a parallel circuit
• 3.2.5 Current divider rule (CDR)
• 3.3 Series–parallel resistive circuits
• 3.3.1 Equivalent resistance of a series–parallel circuit
• 3.3.2 Analysis of the series–parallel circuits
• 3.3.3 Currents and voltages of a series–parallel circuit
• 3.4 Wye (Y) and delta (δ) configurations and their equivalent conversions
• 3.4.1 Wye and delta configurations
• 3.4.2 Tee (T) and pi (π) configurations
• 3.4.3 Delta to wye conversion (δ→Y)
• 3.4.4 Wye to delta conversion (Y→δ), RY, and Rdelta;
• 3.4.5 An example of wye and delta conversion
• 3.4.6 Using δ →Y conversion to simplify bridge circuits
• 3.4.7 Balanced bridge
• 3.4.8 Measure unknown resistors using the balanced bridge
• Summary
• Practice problems

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