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53. The average power dissipated in resistance
R
when the current is alternating is given
by
PI
R
avg
rms
2
=
,
where
I
rms
is the rootmeansquare current. Since
II
rms
=
/ 2 , where
I
is
the current amplitude, this can be written
P
avg
=
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
 Spring '08
 Any
 Physics, Current, Resistance, Power

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