PHYS345 Electricity and Electronics

Hint for 5-6

Inductors in steady state have a constant current and thus no voltage drop across them. So just before the switch is changed, Vs must be dropped by Rs.

After the switch is moved, the current through the inductor must decay through R1.


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Last updated Oct. 11, 1999.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1999.