# Questions tagged [circuit-analysis]

Circuit (Network) analysis is the process of finding the voltages across, and the currents through, every component in the network. Consider using in conjunction with tags for the particular analysis technique(s) in question: "nodal-analysis", "mesh-analysis", "superposition", etc.

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### Solving this op-amp circuit

I would appreciate some help solving the following circuit. I've been trying for a very long time and can't get the same answer the book has. I'm trying to get $V_o$ in terms of $I_{os}$. ...
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### Basic circuit analysis - diferential equation

This is the circuit I got from an example in a book "Practical Electronics for Inventors", on page 48: How can one understand that $0=R\frac{dI}{dt}+\frac{1}{C}I$ implies $I=I_0e^{\frac{-t}{RC}}$?...
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### Is there a way to create a 2 bit / 4bit memory element using Flip Flop?

I have come across Flip-Flop memory elements & it seems really cool, So far i have only did Set, Reset Using Flip Flop, I am eager to know that Is there a way to create a 2 bit / 4bit memory ...
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### Circuit Analysis With Non-Ideal Diodes

I have seen how to do circuit analysis with ideal diodes, that is replace forward-biased diodes with connections and replace reverse-biased diodes with gaps. But the problem is that I want to know how ...
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### How can I improve my Freq to Voltage circuit?

I had a term project which was based around Analog-to-Digital convertors. We used anLM2907 Freq-toVoltage convertor to take a 150mVpp sine wave (0- 1kHz) and convert that to a voltage. The voltage ...
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### How to find Thevenin resistance of circuit with voltage source and three resistors?

The question is: Replace the circuit with a Thevenin Equivalent Circuit and find the Thevenin Resistance (Rt) in ohms. I've used Thevenin before and solved quite a few equivalent circuits as well. ...
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### How to efficiently compute the current at each node in a resistor network

I encountered a academic research problem to efficiently compute the current/voltage at each node of a rectangular resistor network. The rectangular resistor network that I have is defined by two ...
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### Resistor and heat

Due to a power supplier manufacturer chanege the BOM lately, it require now more current to be drawn (need more load on my circutry side). I added a resistor in order to draw more current from the ...
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### PSpice homework Question

I'm having trouble with this question. Can somebody help? I know the equation for part a) is: $$P_{\text{max}} = \frac{1}{4} \cdot \frac{\mid{}V\cdot{}t\cdot{}h\mid{}^2}{R_\text{L}}$$ And I'm sure ...
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### Format Approach to NODAL ANALYSIS

SITUATION: Nodal Analysis is nothing more than applying KCL and is very powerful. I'm working on developing a more clearer perspective of two approaches in Nodal Analysis "GENERAL & FORMAT". Mesh ...
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### How to apply the Barkhausen criterion in order to know if a system will oscillate?

How to analyze or apply the Barkhausen criterion for oscillation of the astable multivibrator below? The criterion talks about the magnitude of the products in a loop must be equal to 1 (ideally) The ...
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### Circuit breaker selection that can be tripped with a microcontroller

I am designing a system that will simulate an upstream fault with a micro-controller action. the micro-controller will send a signal to a circuit breaker to simulate a line to ground fault(just like ...
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### Solving a circuit with a directional loop

I came up with the following circuit: Please disregard the labeled values in the diagram - the resistances are identical for the sake of simplicity, and of value $R$, and the voltage has value $V$...
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### Nodal analysis for current controlled current source

Okay here I go. I just started learning nodal analysis technique but I feel its difficult in solving the circuits consisting of dependent current and voltage sources. Im unable to solve this circuit. ...
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### Dirac Delta Impulse Response of series RC circuit (Voltage across the capacitor)

I have evaluated the transfer function of an $RC$ circuit, getting the following transfer function: $$H(s)= \frac{1}{1+sCR}$$ the impulse response (i.e. output response to a Dirac's Delta) would ...
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### When to use Nodal Anaylsis / Mesh / Superposition?

I'm studying these three methods and i'm confused on exactly which one is used when. This is a very broad question. Therefore, could some explain in general terms the difference of the three methods ...
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### Node Analysis - current calculation

I have a cicuit here that's giving me trouble when finding out what V1 and V2 equal.The book says that I1 is traveling through the 8 ohm resistor (R1) towards ground. But when I build the circuit on ...
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### KCL Node Analysis

I can do mesh analysis with KVL no problem however trying to switch over and to KCL with Node analysis I cannot understand. How do you determine current coming in to the node? I don't understand how ...
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### Circuit Simulator is being funky

This circuit simulator called "iCircuit" for mac users is showing some weird readings. It's showing a reading of 2.4mA and i'm getting 6mA in my calculations for this circuit I threw up. Am I missing ...
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### Calculate transfer function with Sine generator

Given this circuit I would like to know how can I find it's transfer function. A method I've considered was to use Node Equations on nodes 1 and 2 , and I have a few things that I don't find clear :...
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### SuperNode Problem

I'm still having problems with supernodes. Correct me if my logic is wrong. I took the KVL of the circuit which was $-v_1 +2V_o + V_2 = 0$; Afterwards, I did the nodal analysis of both the ...
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### Electromagnetic induction circuit

In the picture below we see 3 LEDs in a parallel circuit. When the switch is closed only LED 2 and LED 3 are on. LED 1 isn't on because it's a diode in the opposite direction. You observe what happens ...
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A source power with $$v(t)=5\sin(\omega t)\text{ V}$$ and frequency 1kHz is connected thought an $RL$ parallel circuit. The maximum current is 5mA and the resistor current is 4mA. What is the value ...
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### How to solve R-parallel RC circuit?

How to calculate the Vout when the input voltage Vin is = 20V DC + 10V AC. Here is the circuit:
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