Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Working out parallel resistor combinations

Have you ever tried to figure out which two or three resistors to combine in parallel to get a desired resistance? Usually you have a limited stock of components to choose from too. Here is a simple little application written in C# for .net that calculates the best values to use from a given set.

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Sorry about the poor design and sloppy nature of the coding. I whipped it up in rather a hurry. Maybe one day I'll have a spare life and get around to improving it.

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