p33_079 - τ L = L/R Finally when switch S 3 is closed and...

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79. When switch S 1 is closed and the others are open, the inductor is essentially out of the circuit and what remains is an RC circuit. The time constant is τ C = RC .W h e nsw i t c h
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Unformatted text preview: τ L = L/R . Finally, when switch S 3 is closed and the others are open, the resistor is essentially out of the circuit and what remains is an LC circuit that oscillates with period T = 2 π √ LC . Substituting L = Rτ L and C = τ C /R , we obtain T = 2 π √ τ C τ L ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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