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Basic resistance calculation

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by -, Jan 30, 2006.

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    - Guest

    1) I know the formula for calculating total resistance but what if the
    other branch is empty?

    A -----+---+
    | |
    | |
    R |
    | |
    | |
    B -----+---+

    2) All current goes through the branch without the resistance?
  2. kell

    kell Guest

    Empty it ain't. Gonna have a lot of current going through it. Tis a
    dead short.
  3. Noway2

    Noway2 Guest

    Classic trick homework or test problem. Makes you wonder why the
    poster used "" for his ID.

    We shouldn't be at that time a year again, should we?
  4. -

    - Guest

  5. Chris

    Chris Guest

    Must be a journamalism major switching at the second semester. ;-)

  6. Rich Grise

    Rich Grise Guest

    Every semester, around finals week, all of the kids that have spent the
    semester drunk and/or stoned start cramming for their finals, and they
    panic when they realize that they don't understand a word of what the
    textbook is about, so they come here and ask for the answers to the
    exercises, so they can pass the test and graduate illiterate. >:-[

  7. -

    - Guest

    my lecture notes don't cover that part and my googling didn't help.
    here WAS my last resort.
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