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ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Kuwait University Electrical Engineering Department ENG 205 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Summer 2009-2010 Second Exam July 15, 2010

Instructions: 1)
Verify your name and ID number below. 2)
Have ready on the table a photo ID card. 3)
Use only the sheets given to you in the exam. 4)
No mobile phones are allowed Leave yours with the Engineer after switching it off. 5)
No borrowing of calculators allowed. Bring your own. 6)
Exam Duration: 5:00 - 6:30 PM 7) No textbooks, notes or sheets are allowed in the exam.

Name: Name ID: ID Section: Section Professor: Professor Bldg Room

ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Question 1:

4S

100 A 5S 6S

74 A 150 A 3S 7S 23 A

15 A 8S 191 A

A) How many essential nodes are there in the circuit ? B) How many Node-Voltage equations are required to solve the circuit ? C) How many constraint equations are required using the Node-Voltage method ? D) How many meshes are there in the circuit ? E) How many Mesh-Current equations are required to solve the circuit ? F) How many constraint equations are required using the Mesh-Current method ? G) Which method is best suited to solve the circuit ? H) Write the node voltage equations required to solve the circuit.
A) B) C) D) E) F) G)

ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Question 1 (Contd.):

ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Question 2: Use the mesh current method to nd V0


5

V0 =



10 40
Ix

20 V

+ -

6 V0

+ -

1.5 Ix

+ V0 -

ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Question 2 (Contd.):

ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Question 3: Use the principle of super position to nd v0 in the circuit (Use the node voltage method in your solution whenever possible). Figure P4.97
v0 =

Electric Circuits, Ninth Edition James W. Nilsson Susan A. Riedel

Copyright 2011, 2008, 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458 All rights reserved.

ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Question 3 (Contd.):

ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Question 4:
P4.83 The variable resistor (RFigurein the circuit is adjusted until the power dissipated in the 0) resistor in 250W. Use Thevenins theorem to nd the value of R0 that satisfy this condition.

R0 =

Electric Circuits, Ninth Edition James W. Nilsson Susan A. Riedel

Copyright 2011, 2008, 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458 All rights reserved.

ENG 205 Second Exam July 15, 2010

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Question 4 (Contd.):