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**TOPOLOGY IN CIRCUIT ANALYSIS**

Introduction

In order for a circuit to be described, the**
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minimum number of its independent equations should be found. This is done,
using **topological approaches**.

Topological approaches to the node voltage and
mesh current methods are called **nodal analysis** and **loop analysis**
respectively.

Several circuit terms that accompany these
approaches would also be explained in this chapter in order to give emphasis to
the use of these two approaches.