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


siliconmike 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.
> 

What you mean like this?

http://documents.wolfram.com/mathematica/Demos/Notebooks/ChaoticCircuit.html

where it is shown (using a real diode not an ideal one) that chaotic 
behaviour is possible.
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