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How do you calculate Time to Steady State?

by nukeman
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Feb25-13, 10:22 PM
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Can someone explain to me how you calculate time to steady rate? Or provide a website that explains it? Not having much luck :(

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Feb28-13, 09:20 AM
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What steady state are you talking about? It is impossible to comment without knowing what the context is.
Feb28-13, 10:05 AM
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No matter what the context is, if you don't start from the steady state you will never exactly reach it - you can get as close as you want, but you won't get there, ever. This is just math - in most cases the distance from the steady state will diminish exponentially.

So you have to start defining how close is close enough.

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