Category: CIRCUIT ELEMENTS

Current Division

Current Division: In a parallel circuit, the Current Division in all branches. Thus, a parallel circuit acts as a current divider. The total current entering into the parallel branches is divided into the branches currents according to the resistance values. The branch having higher resistance allows lesser current, and the branch with lower resistance allows […]

Kirchhoff’s Current Law

Kirchhoff’s Current Law: Kirchhoff’s Current Law states that the sum of the currents entering into any node is equal to the sum of the currents leaving that node. The node may be an interconnection of two or more branches. In any parallel circuit, the node is a junction point of two or more branches. The […]

Voltage Divider

Voltage Divider: The series circuit acts as a voltage divider. Since the same current flows through each resistor, the voltage drops are proportional to the values of resistors. Using this principle, different voltages can be obtained from a single source, called a voltage divider. For example, the voltage across a 40 Ω resistor is twice […]

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law Examples

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law Examples: Kirchhoff’s voltage law examples states that the algebraic sum of all branch voltages around any closed path in a circuit is always zero at all instants of time. When the current passes through a resistor, there is a loss of energy and, therefore, a voltage drop. In any element, the current […]

Voltage Current Characteristics

Voltage Current Characteristics: According to their terminal Voltage Current Characteristics, electrical Sources of Energy are categorised into ideal voltage sources and ideal current sources. Further they can be divided into independent and dependent sources. An ideal voltage source is a two-terminal element in which the voltage Vs is completely independent of the current is through […]

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