Topological restrictions on sources for solvability of lumped networks

Topological restrictions on sources for solvability of lumped networks

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Known topological constraints on sources in linear networks for unique solvability are examined when nonlinear elements are included. It is shown that the first half of Purslow's theorem l is no longer true, whereas the second half can be established very simply with basic network concepts.


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