equivalent resistance

equivalent resistance

[i′kwiv·ə·lənt ri′zis·təns]
(electricity)
Concentrated or lumped resistance that would cause the same power loss as the actual small resistance values distributed throughout a circuit.
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Heat transfer may occur through all the surfaces, thus the heat transfer analysis is done by building the equivalent resistance network representing the building heat paths [Incropera and DeWitt 2002].
From the thermal resistance network, the equivalent resistance is defined then by Eq.
Where R1 and R2 are the equivalent resistance of each H bridges, representing the parallel losses.
For the sake of brevity, the equivalent resistance of the coupling inductor is neglected; hence Eq.
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If the only currently available quantity is the energy entering the loss district, as quite common in medium--and low-voltage networks, the most suitable methods for calculation of load losses are those in which the loss district network is presented by an equivalent resistance [R.
To differentiate between load losses in electric lines and distribution transformers, it is practical to express equivalent resistance as the sum of two equivalent resistances [R.
Because of the complex structure of the grounding grid, manual calculation of the ground potential rise and equivalent resistance of the grounding system are not possible.
An extremely low output equivalent resistance and reference voltage allows for the highest white LED flash brightness and an ultra low dropout voltage.
A partial replacement of cast steel by ferritic annealed ductile iron with equivalent resistance to low-temperature impact in rear-end banjo housings and other applications.

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