A Third-Order Driving Point Synthesis Problem

  • Suhash Chandra Dutta Roy

Minimal realizations of an interesting third-order impedance function are discussed. The solution, based on an elegant algebraic identity, illustrates several basic concepts of driving point function synthesis.


Driving point synthesis Third-order impedance function 



Acknowledgement is made to S. Tirtoprodjo who first posed the problem [2] and to S. Erfani et al. who gave the solution of Fig. 18.1, although in a cryptic form [3].


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    S. Tirtoprodjo, On the lighter side. IEEE CAS Magazine, 5(1), 25 (1983, March)Google Scholar
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    S. Erfani et al., On the lighter side—Solution to the march puzzle. IEEE CAS Magazine 5(2), 22 (1983)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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