Methods of DC circuit analysis

Methods of DC circuit analysis

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The book chapter discusses methods of DC circuit analysis by considering: voltage source, current source, and their equivalent conversions; branch current analysis; mesh analysis and nodal voltage analysis.

Chapter Contents:

  • 4.1 Voltage source, current source, and their equivalent conversions
  • 4.1.1 Source equivalent conversion
  • 4.1.2 Verification of source conversion
  • 4.1.3 Source conversion examples
  • 4.1.4 Voltage sources in series
  • 4.1.5 Voltage sources in parallel
  • 4.1.6 Current sources in parallel
  • 4.1.7 Current sources in series
  • 4.2 Branch current analysis
  • 4.2.1 Branch current analysis
  • 4.2.2 Procedure for applying the branch current analysis
  • 4.2.3 Branch current analysis examples
  • 4.3 Mesh analysis
  • 4.3.1 Mesh current analysis
  • 4.3.2 Procedure for applying the mesh current analysis
  • 4.3.3 Mesh current analysis examples
  • 4.4 Nodal voltage analysis
  • 4.4.1 Procedure for applying the node voltage analysis
  • 4.4.2 Node voltage analysis examples
  • 4.4.3 Node voltage analysis vs. mesh current analysis
  • Summary
  • Practice problems

Inspec keywords: network analysis

Other keywords: nodal voltage analysis; branch current analysis; current source; DC circuit analysis; voltage source; mesh analysis

Subjects: General circuit analysis and synthesis methods; Electronic circuits

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