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Unformatted text preview: V across the capacitor: V = L ( di/dt ), and we interpret the fact that di/dt > 0 in this discussion to mean that d ( dq/dt)/dt = d 2 q/dt 2 < 0 represents a deceleration of the chargebuildup process on the capacitor (since it is approaching its maximum value of charge). In this way we can check the signs in Eq. 3111 (which states q/C = L d 2 q/dt 2 ) to make sure we have implemented the loop rule correctly....
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 Spring '08
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