Re: How to set up a diff equation for circuit with a diode?

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• Subject: [mg62807] Re: How to set up a diff equation for circuit with a diode?
• From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
• Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 13:41:20 -0500 (EST)
• Organization: The University of Western Australia
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```In article <dn0v2m\$8g2\$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
"siliconmike" <siliconmike at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm kind of curious how to set up a nonlinear differential equation and
> then solve it using NDSolve in case of the following setup:
>
> Battery V in series with a diode, R and L.
>
> To simplify, we may assume that diode is a pure conducting device in
> forward direction and pure blocking device in the reverse direction.
>
> Now how to set up a differential equation for the current I(t), that is
> solvable using NDSolve?

Actually, this is an example in the built-in documentation. Evaluate

FrontEndExecute[FrontEnd`HelpBrowserLookup[
"DemosLink", "Chaotic Circuit"]]

and click on the "Demos" link.

Cheers,
Paul

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