If i have a current source and a resistor in parallel, i will have two nodes,if i ground the the node which faces in the direction of current of the current source will all the current flow to the ground? or will any current flow into the resistor?


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There is no return path from ground back to the other side of the source, therefore no current will flow to ground. All of the current will flow through the resistor.

  • \$\begingroup\$ what will happen when we apply source transformation to this circuit? \$\endgroup\$
    – Danny Paul
    Commented Sep 8, 2013 at 8:59
  • \$\begingroup\$ The current source will become a voltage source. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Sep 8, 2013 at 12:30

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