Difference Equations, Z-Transforms and Resistive Ladders

  • Suhash Chandra Dutta Roy

It is shown that the semi-infinite and infinite resistive ladder networks composed of identical resistors can be conveniently analyzed by the use of difference equations or z-transforms. Explicit and simple expressions are obtained for the input resistance, node voltages and the resistance between two arbitrary nodes of the network.


Infinite networks Resistive ladders Difference equations Z-transforms 



This work was supported by the Indian National Science Academy through the Honorary Scientist scheme.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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