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Analog computer

  1. Dec 9, 2006 #1
    I am instructed to design an analog computer to solve the following equation using 2 summing amplifiers and a integrator. I have attached a image of what I've done. I am seeking confirmation of my circuit or hint as to how to proceed.

    Thanks in advance!

    eqn: x' + 9x = 3

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  3. Dec 10, 2006 #2


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    Can you describe your circuit some for us? Why are you adding in 3V before doing the differentiation? What is the overall feedback for? Is V1 meant to be both x and the 3V offset?
  4. Dec 10, 2006 #3
    As I understand the process: solve for the highest derivative, so
    U1: x' = -(-9x + 3)
    U2: -x = Integration of x'
    U3: x = inversion of -x feedback to U1

    This was my implementation, I have also included a link to a pdf file I was using as reference [http://dcoward.best.vwh.net/analog/Aug00S&V.pdf]

    Once again, Thanks
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