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Design a Voltage Divider
Author

Zhe Hu
Revision date

2005-11-03
Description

A simple voltage divider can be composed of two resistors in series. It's not true that you can get whatever fraction of the battery voltage simply by varying the value of these two resistors.

To address the "fixed" resistor issue, we can certainly use a potentiometer (or "pot" for short). But there are still some preferred "design rules" to use the pot for the voltage divider.

This notebook defines some Mathematica functions that are useful for designing a voltage divider in the MAX666 voltage regulator circuit.
Subject

*Engineering > Electrical Engineering
Keywords

voltage divider, voltage regulator, MAX666
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