check maximum current

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by foxhenry, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. foxhenry

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    hi, how to check the maximum current flowing in a circuit? thanks..
     
  2. recca02

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    Apr 2, 2007
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    By 'check' do you mean measure or calculate?

    You might want to elaborate a little.
     
  3. foxhenry

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    Mar 27, 2009
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    calculate..thanks..
     
  4. recca02

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  5. foxhenry

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    Mar 27, 2009
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    hi, thanks for that link..the circuit has a crystal with 12mhz,,one IC, and some caps, resistor and inductors..how to calculate the max current.. thanks... :)
     
  6. recca02

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    You will need to draw a ckt diagram with the IC simplified to represent a ckt. You will need to know the values of inductors, resistors,etc.
     
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