By Carlos Fuentes

Felipe Montero is hired in the home of an elderly widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her attractive green-eyed niece, air of mystery. His ardour for charisma and his slow discovery of the genuine dating among the younger lady and her aunt propel the tale to its impressive end.

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E. e. 1% – – š20% Problem 14. Determine the value and tolerance of a resistor having a colour coding of: orange-orange-silver-brown. e. e. 33 Z with a tolerance of ±1% Problem 15. Determine the value and tolerance of a resistor having a colour coding of: brown-black-brown. e. 1, the tolerance is š20% Hence a colour coding of brown-black-brown represents a resistor of value 100 Z with a tolerance of ±20% Problem 16. Between what two values should a resistor with colour coding brown-black-brown-silver lie?

9 Cell capacity The capacity of a cell is measured in ampere-hours (Ah). A fully charged 50 Ah battery rated for 10 h discharge can be discharged at a steady current of 5 A for 10 h, but if the load current is increased to 10 A then the battery is discharged in 3–4 h, since the higher the discharge current, the lower is the effective capacity of the battery. Typical discharge characteristics for a lead–acid cell are shown in Fig. d. 8 Discharge at 10h rate Discharge at twice 10 h rate 0 2 4 6 8 10 19 State three typical applications of secondary cells 20 In what unit is the capacity of a cell measured?

E. d. e. d. d. 5 C 4 D 8 Supply current ID V4 D IR4 D 25 4 D 100 V Problem 13. For the circuit shown in Fig. 5 kW, (b) the current flowing in each of the four resistors. 200 V D 25 A D RT 8 (b) The current flowing through R1 and R4 is 25 A. e. 25 A) (c) The equivalent circuit of Fig. 24 is shown in Fig. e. I D 2500 D 10 A 250 From Ohm’s law, RT D 250 V D D 25 , I 10 where RT is the equivalent circuit resistance. e. 19 . TLFeBOOK SERIES AND PARALLEL NETWORKS There are three methods whereby Rx can be determined.

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