PHYS345 Electricity and Electronics

Concept: Current Sources

3 resistor circuit

The circuit above has 3 identical resistors and an ideal current source.
Before the switch is closed, resistors 1 and 2 have identical currents and voltages.

After the switch is closed, does the voltage across the current source increase or decrease?

Last updated Sept. 8, 1998.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1997.