Simplifying a Circuit

Practice question for ECE201: "Linear circuit analysis I"

By: Chinar Dhamija

Topic: Circuit Simplification


Question

Simplify the circuit below and find the resistor, capacitor, and inductor equivalences.

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Answer

The first step would be to simplify the circuit by turning it into a series combination. Do not forget that inductors act like resistors in series and parallel; on the other hand, capacitors act in the opposite manner. Capacitors in parallel act like resistors in series and capacitors in series act like resistors in parallel.

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Finally, combine the last three capacitors in parallel.

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