Direct-current circuit theory
Ramey, Robert L. Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Physical laws of circuit analysis
- Series-parallel circuits
- Circuit response
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An analysis of relationships between voltages and currents within a dc circuit. Any combination of direct-current (dc) voltage or current sources, such as generators and batteries, in conjunction with transmission lines, resistors, inductors, capacitors, and power converters such as motors is termed a dc circuit. Historically the dc circuit was the first to be studied and analyzed mathematically. See also: Circuit (electricity)
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