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Are there any programs I can use to simulate a sinwave?

  1. Jan 11, 2010 #1
    Like what would be generated by an oscilloscope?

    I only have a basic ac circuit with a resistor and capacitor

    Thanks in advance

    Last edited: Jan 11, 2010
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  3. Jan 11, 2010 #2
    If all you want to do is generate a sine wave, just use Excel. Do you have access to Excel?

    What are your goals for your simulation?

    The more specific you can be the better the help that you will recieve.

  4. Jan 11, 2010 #3
    I just need to take a screen shot of the sine wave that would have been produced when i conducted an experiment using an oscilloscope to show the phase angle and i dont have a copy of the one that i used.
  5. Jan 11, 2010 #4


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    You don't get a sine wave from a resistor and a capacitor....
  6. Jan 11, 2010 #5
    Try LTSpice IV. See attachment.
    Bob S

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  7. Jan 14, 2010 #6
    Use Mathematica to plot a sine wave. It has a very simple syntax and short learning curve. Alternatively use a graphic calculator or any plotter software available online for free.

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