Determine the equivalent resistance of the circuit between points A and B.
As we can see from above circuit that R1+R2 is connected in parallel fashion with R5 as well as with R3+R4.
So, let’s write a code in Matlab in order to calculate an equivalent resistance across terminals A and B.
Matlab Code for Equivalent Resistance Calcualtion
%Equivalent Resistance Calculation clear all;close all;clc %%Resistance Values from the Circuit R1= 80;R2= 70;R3= 60; R4= 90;R5= 100; %%Equivalent Resistance Calculation Rx= parallel( R1+R2 , R5); % As mentioned, R1+R2 is in parallel fashion with R5 Req= parallel( R3+R4 , Rx) %Similarly, the above combination is in parallel fashion with R3+r4 %==============================================
%function to compute parallel resistances function Req=parallel(R1,R2) % Req=(R1.*R2)./(R1+R2); %==============================================