ELEC 226, Spring 2003
Prof. Rich Kozick
Date Assigned: Monday, February 24, 2003
Date Due: Wednesday, February 26, 2003
In the Nilsson/Riedel text, please review Chapter 6.
Read Section 6.3 carefully, with emphasis on how
to include the initial current/voltage values when
combining capacitors and inductors in series and parallel.
Continue to study Chapter 7, particularly Sections 7.1 and 7.2.
We will be studying Chapters 7 and 8 for the next few weeks.
- Please solve the following problems
in Chapter 7 for Wednesday, February 26.
Problems 21 and 22.
Hint for Problem 7.22:
Combine the series capacitors into an equivalent capacitor.
Refer to Section 6.3 to determine the
initial voltage on the equivalent capacitor.
Then find i(t), which will allow you to find
You will find that for large t,
the voltages v1(t) and
v2(t) do not approach 0, and this
leads to "trapped" energy.