Dear all, I am stuck on a problem that requires me to analyze the circuit attached, which involves a nonlinear component.
The question asks:
"In the circuit Lem found this strange element that was connected to a power supply of 5V with a series resistance of Rs=4.7k and it was shunted with a parallel resistance Rp=8.2k"
"What is the current (in Amperes) through the strange object when it is in operation in the circuit?"
And
"What is the voltage (in Volts) across the strange object when it is in operation in the circuit?"
This is my attempt:
The voltage at node e is a simple voltage divider, therefore Ve = (Rp*V)/(Rp+Rs) = 3.17v
Therefore Current through the nonlinear element is equal to current through Rs MINUS Current through Rp.
Current through Rs = (VeV)/Rs = 0.0003, Current through Rp = 0.0006.
0.00030.0006=0.0009A Through the Nonlinear element??
How do you analyze this circuit?
Many thanks in advance for the time and effort you take to help me and all those with questions, it's really appreciated!!
The answers are 0.000797045101089A and 0.797045101089V respectively, but I don't understand.
The question asks:
"In the circuit Lem found this strange element that was connected to a power supply of 5V with a series resistance of Rs=4.7k and it was shunted with a parallel resistance Rp=8.2k"
"What is the current (in Amperes) through the strange object when it is in operation in the circuit?"
And
"What is the voltage (in Volts) across the strange object when it is in operation in the circuit?"
This is my attempt:
The voltage at node e is a simple voltage divider, therefore Ve = (Rp*V)/(Rp+Rs) = 3.17v
Therefore Current through the nonlinear element is equal to current through Rs MINUS Current through Rp.
Current through Rs = (VeV)/Rs = 0.0003, Current through Rp = 0.0006.
0.00030.0006=0.0009A Through the Nonlinear element??
How do you analyze this circuit?
Many thanks in advance for the time and effort you take to help me and all those with questions, it's really appreciated!!
The answers are 0.000797045101089A and 0.797045101089V respectively, but I don't understand.
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