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# DC Week 3

EEE 33

## June 24 – 30, 2012

PROBLEM 1

50 kΩ
25 kΩ
50 kΩ
99 kΩ

+
+
10 V 1 kΩ v 0.001v RL

Solve for the current supplied by the voltage source given that
RL = 10 kΩ using
a. Nodal analysis
b. Mesh analysis
PROBLEM 2

R1 R2
v1
R R
v2
R1
− −
v3
+ + +
vo

## Use superposition to solve for v3 and vo (in terms of v1 and v2 ).

What mathematical operation does the op-amp circuit do?
PROBLEM 3
12 kΩ

4 kΩ 20 kΩ
+ iy
vw
10 kΩ − 10 kΩ +
vz 2 kΩ

5 mA
+
24 V − 6 kΩ ix 2 mA
1.615 kΩ

## 1. Solve for the value of vw , vz , ix , and iy using superposition.

2. What will happen to ix if
a. at least one of the current sources is doubled.
b. the voltage source is doubled.
PROBLEM 3
12 kΩ

4 kΩ 20 kΩ
+ iy
vw
10 kΩ − 10 kΩ +
vz 2 kΩ

5 mA
+
24 V − 6 kΩ ix 2 mA
1.615 kΩ

## 3. What will happen to vz and iy if

a. the 5 mA source is tripled?
b. the 2 mA source is tripled?
c. the 24 V source is tripled?
d. the two current sources are tripled?
PROBLEM 3
12 kΩ

4 kΩ 20 kΩ
+ iy
vw
10 kΩ − 10 kΩ +
vz 2 kΩ

5 mA
+
24 V − 6 kΩ ix 2 mA
1.615 kΩ

## 3. What will happen to vz and iy if

e. all three sources are tripled?
4. Try to explain the significance of your diﬀerent answers in (2)
and (3) above.
PROBLEM 4
12 kΩ

4 kΩ a20 kΩ b
+
vw
10 kΩ − 10 kΩ +
vz 2 kΩ
c

5 mA
+
24 V − 6 kΩ 2 mA
1.615 kΩ

1. Solve for the value of vw and the voltage across the other
10 kΩ resistor (vbc ) by first deriving the Thevenin equivalent
circuit seen by the 10 kΩ resistor across terminals a-c.
2. Solve for vz by first getting the Norton equivalent circuit seen
by the 2 kΩ resistor.
PROBLEM 5

R2 14 kΩ
20 kΩ
+ R1
v 20 kΩ
+ −
100 V − 1.5 mA R3 16 kΩ

## 1. Find the Thevenin equivalent circuit as seen by R1 at its

terminals using source transformation and network reduction.
2. Repeat (1) for R3 .
PROBLEM 6

40 Ω
10 Ω A
2Ω +

12 Ω
+
+
0.55 V 30 Ω v1 6Ω vo

− −
3v1
+

B

## What is the Norton equivalent circuit across A-B? What should

be the value of a load resistor placed across A-B that will allow
this circuit to deliver maximum power to it?