NodeVoltage & MeshCurrent Analysis
Quick Review of Theory
Example 1
Solve for the current through the 5 ohm resistor and the current throughthe
18V source using NodeVoltage Analysis.

Solve for the current through the 5 ohm resistor and the current throughthe
18V source using MeshCurrent Analysis.

Example 2
Solve for the current through the 5 ohm resistor and the current through
the 4V source using NodeVoltage Analysis.

Solve for the current through the 5 ohm resistor and the current through
the 4V source using MeshCurrent Analysis.

Example 3
Solve for the current through the 5 ohm resistor and the voltage over
the 3A source using NodeVoltage Analysis.

Solve for the current through the 5 ohm resistor and the voltage over
the 3A source using MeshCurrent Analysis.

Example 4
Solve for the current ix flowing right through the 4 ohm resistor using MeshCurrent
Analysis.
Example 5
Write the timedomain (integraldifferential) nodevoltage equations for the
circuit shown, using the ground (0) node as your reference. Do not solve.
Example 6
Solve for the current flowing down through the 1K ohm resistor in the
circuit above using nodevoltage analysis in the phasor domain. Be sure to
convert your answer back to time domain.
Example 7
Write the timedomain (integraldifferential) meshcurrent equations for the
circuit shown. Do not solve.
Solution
Example 8
Write the nodevoltage equations for the circuit shown below, but do not
solve. Write the equation for the power absorbed by the 3V supply in terms
of the node voltages.
Solution
Example 9
Find the power absorbed by the 1 Kohm resistor and the 6V source. Solve using NodeVoltage. Then doublecheck your answer by solving using MeshCurrent.
Solution
Example 10
a) Label the nodevoltages for the circuit shown above.
b) Write the NodeVoltage equations, but do not solve.
c) Write the symbolic equation (in terms of the node voltages) for the power in source Va.
d) Label the meshcurrents for the circuit shown above.
e) Write the MeshCurrent equations, but do not solve.
f) Write the symbolic equation (in terms of the mesh currents) for the power in source Va.
Solution
Example 11
First simply the circuit as much as possible.
Second, use NodeVoltage analysis to solve for the power delivered by the 35mA current source in the circuit shown.
Solution
Example 12
Write the mesh current equations for the following circuit, but do not
solve.
Solution
Example 13
Write a complete set of NodeVoltage equations for the circuit below. Do not solve.
Example 14
Write a complete set of NodeVoltage equations for the circuit below. Do not solve.
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