Resistors in Parallel

Chapter 2.2 Resistors in Parallel

Fundamental Electrical and Electronic Principles Third Edition Book
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Fundamental Electrical and Electronic Principles Third Edition Book

  • D.C. Circuits 35 so V BC 8 V IVRBCBCamp 861 so I 0.5 A Ans (b) V AB E V BC volt 12 8 V AB 4 V RVABABI 405. so R AB 8 Ans 2.2 Resistors in Parallel When resistors are joined ‘ side-by-side ’ so that their corresponding ends are connected together they are said to be connected in parallel . Using this form of connection means that there will be a number of paths through which the current can fl ow. Such a circuit consisting of three resistors is shown in Fig. 2.4 , and the circuit may be analysed as follows: Resistors in ParallelorororI1II2I3R1R2R3EI Fig. 2.4