BASIC ELECTRONICS - OD1633 - LESSON 1/TASK 2
R = ohmic value of one resistor
N = number of resistors
This equation is valid for any number of parallel resistors of equal value.
Example: Four 40 Ohm resistors are connected in parallel.
What is their
R1 = R2 = R3 = R4
R1 = 40 Ohms
Figure 50 shows two resistors of unequal value in parallel. Since the total
current is shown, the equivalent resistance can be calculated.
EXAMPLE OF CIRCUIT WITH UNEQUAL PARALLEL RESISTORS.