# Questions tagged [current-divider]

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### Calculating at which source voltage, Zener regulation begins

I've been trying to understand how to get to the voltage at the source with which the Zener starts limiting the voltage. Circuit and graph in the end. The diode model used was from Motorola. The ...
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### Can we explain the differential pair in terms of resistances?

It has always been a big challenge for me to find the most general ideas behind great circuit solutions that can be illustrated by simple electrical concepts... and even by non-electrical analogies ...
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### Mesh Analysis with only current source.?

**Can we use mesh analysis and get current in 1ohm resistor....and is not then why? **
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### Calculate current and voltage through resistors

I'm trying to get a better understanding of the voltage and current dividers. The question for this circuit is: What are the voltages and current through all the resistors? I calculated the total ...
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### Can i still calculate the $I_3$ without transforming norton to thevenin circuit?

Calculate the $I_3$ value,i know i can calculate the $I_3$ easily with transforming norton to thevenin circuit and KVL ,and i can know $I_3=2A$ simulate this circuit – Schematic created ...
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### Current division and sign of currents

Consider the below circuit with it solution. We need to find the current io3. My question is why we have a -ve sign in the equation of i03 ?
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### How to divide the current after i transform the delta circuit to the Y circuit in this case?

The question wants me to find the $I$ Question figure: Solution: $I=\frac{36}{4+2+3}-\frac{36}{6+2+4}=1$,however,i don't understand why can it be written like that ,can anyone tell me the ...
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### Why doesn't KVL work for the bottom loop?

I was doing a practice problem. I calculated the correct value for i_a = -2.4 A. But I used KVL on the bottom loop to get R, and got the inverse of the answer that I actually needed. My equation was -...
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### Two 10ampere switch instead of one 16 ampere

I want to use two 10 ampere switchs for my 16amp appliance.What I will do is divide the input wire of the appliance into two,pass it from two individual 10 ampere switch and then recombine them and ...
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### Superposition principle with current divider

Can somebody explain to me how can I use a current divider in a linear circuit with two current sources? I understand that the given source is linear, so we need to apply the superposition principle. ...
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### Using current divider to see how much current goes inside the plane when lightning strike

I am working on a project that requires me to understand how engineers do current analysis. The aircraft has a metallic body which provides a path for lightning when it strikes but what if there is an ...
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### Can I use a current divider to protect my IC?

I designed an oscillator circuit using a TLC555 timer IC to create a 2 second pulse, which is used to drive a 12V 6W solenoid via a relay. Both the IC and the solenoid are run off of 12V, but every ...
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### Why (physically) does a current divider circuit show that both resistors have an effect on individual current?

I understand both the current divider formula and why it is mathematically correct. I am curious though why physically this is true. My book provided me the following circuit: simulate this circuit &...
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### Find the current at the resistor

I've tried to divide current at 8A and then make a Kirchhoff voltage law between the resistor and dependent current source but I still can't solve it.
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### How to find the current in this circuit?

Please help me find the current flow in A1,A2 and A3. its my First FEE class and I was able to solve this with voltage source but with current source Iam Having trouble. also V1 and V3 are the ...
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### In Parallel resonance circuit mentioned below, is current equal for Resistor and Inductor?

The parallel capacitor will have current leading voltage by 90Ā°. In the case of Resistor and Inductor (which are in series with each other but they both are parallel to capacitor). Now, the upper half ...
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### Dividing Current to 10 outputs from 5V source

I need to create a simple power supply circuit to feed 10 external boards, similar to a USB power hub. My power source is an AC to DC adapter measured to output 5V 10A. I need to limit the maximum ...
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### What is the current flowing through the resistor in this circuit?

I have to find the current flowing through the resistor connecting node a to d. I know it's a current divider problem, but I'm having a hard time finding the correct expression. I presume R5 is ...
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### How can i find the current divider in the right resistor valued as “2 * R1”?

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab My intention here is to find the current in the right resistor valued as "2*R1" using the current-divider formula. I don't know how to ...
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### current divider problem

$$R_1=27kOhms ,R_2=56kOhms,R_3=50kOhms,V_s=5V$$ I'm trying to find the current thats flowing through R3, what i did was to convert the voltage source and resistors R1+R2 into a current source and then ...
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I need to find the current going through the inductor $(I_l)$ for $t>0$ using Laplace circuit analysis, to then find $(I_l)$ in the time domaine. simulate this circuit – Schematic ...