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 Post subject: Using matrixes in circuit analysis.Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 14:25:21 UTC
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Hi, I have been studying linear algebra and I was wondering about its practical uses...

For example, I know how to use matrices in mesh analysis of circuits. This allows me to find current.
However, I heard that by making some simple transformations to current matrix it is possible to find voltage (make voltage matrix or something like that).
Is this true?

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Andrey

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 Post subject: Re: Using matrixes in circuit analysis.Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 19:14:49 UTC
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loki4000 wrote:
Hi, I have been studying linear algebra and I was wondering about its practical uses...

For example, I know how to use matrices in mesh analysis of circuits. This allows me to find current.
However, I heard that by making some simple transformations to current matrix it is possible to find voltage (make voltage matrix or something like that).
Is this true?

Best regard
Andrey

These ideas come from the laws of conservation of charge and the like. You draw a diagram and note that the system conserves, so the total sums are zero, then you have a system of equations you can use linear algebra on.

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