PHYS208 Fundamentals of Physics II

Quiz 5 -- RC Circuits

[RC circuit]

  1. What is the initial battery current immediately after switch S is closed?
  2. What is the battery current a long time after the switch is closed?
  3. After the switch is re-opened, how long does it take for the current in the 600 ohm resistor to fall to 1.0 mA?

Last updated Oct. 17, 1997.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1997.