Kirchhoff's current law

Kirchhoff's current law

[′kərk‚hōfs ′kə·rənt ‚lȯ]
(electricity)
The law that at any given instant the sum of the instantaneous values of all the currents flowing toward a point is equal to the sum of instantaneous values of all the currents flowing away from the point. Also known as Kirchhoff's first law.
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Applying Kirchhoff's current law to the equivalent circuit for MODE-I and taking Laplace transforms we write,
According to Kirchhoff's current law, a current travels in a closed loop and on the path of least impedance.