Finding All DC Operating Points of Piecewise-Linear Circuits Containing Neither Voltage nor Current Controlled Resistors

01/2005; DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e88-a.6.1631
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ABSTRACT Recently, efficient algorithms have been proposed for finding all characteristic curves of one-port piecewise-linear resistive circuits. Using these algorithms, a middle scale one-port circuit can be represented by a piecewise-linear resistor that is neither voltage nor current controlled. In this letter, an efficient algorithm is proposed for finding all dc operating points of piecewise-linear circuits containing such neither voltage nor current controlled resistors.

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