# Solve using milmans theorem

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by pinsky, May 23, 2010.

1. ### pinsky Thread Starter New Member

May 23, 2010
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Hello everyone.

I have a circuit in a asymmetric wheatstones bridge. I'm supposed to find currents through all of the branches using Millmans theorem. I am aware that Millman isn't the best solution, but thats what the professor wants.

Any hints on how to start?

There isn't a point which is shared by all brances so i don't know how to transform it.

Ideas?

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2. ### t_n_k AAC Fanatic!

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You might use Milman's theorem to solve the problem in part but you will likely need additional tools such as Thevenin's theorem and maybe the Wye-Delta [Star-Delta] transform.

I would start by removing E5 & R5 from the circuit and use Milman's theorem for the remaining circuit. Then I would derive the Thevenin equivalent looking into the junctions where E5 & R5 were removed. Re-insert E5 & R5 to find I5.

And so on.....

Of course there would be many approaches - one of which is possibly the least computationally intensive.

3. ### JoeJester AAC Fanatic!

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Read hmgjr's blog. I think he did a bridge using millman's theorem. He's the go-to person on Millman.

4. ### studiot AAC Fanatic!

Nov 9, 2007
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Hint
Milmans theorem is also known as the parallel generator theorem.

Use it in that form here.