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Logic & Programming
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Matlab programing Name: Institution: Introduction This task was conducted in a bid to find a solution to the problem of optimizing combination of E12 resistors in series. Resistors are components of electricity which obstruct the flow of electric current and in the process make the current do actual work like lighting, heating, producing sound, magnetism and the like.
It is to see to it that the resistors used are not unnecessarily too many and that the value of resistance that they form in combination are the closest to the desired value of resistance. Problem statement Resistors are measured in SI units known as ohms. In a bid to ease the process of manufacturing in bulk, the manufacturers of resistors usually do it in some standard set measures. These standard resistors are known as E12 resistors. They are the resistors with the values 10 ?; 12 ?; 15 ?; 18 ?; 22 ?; 27 ?; 33 ?; 39 ?; 47 ?; 56 ?; 68 ?; and 82 ? Designers of electrical components who which incorporate the use of resistors usually design for some arbitrary resistance values which shall best suit the requirements of the component under design. Given that resistors are manufactured in the 12 standard values, this implies that the designer shall have make an appropriate combination of a number of the standard resistors to form a value that is as close to the designed value of resistance as is practically possible. The combination should use as few resistors as possible to minimize costs and this calls for proper optimization. ...
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