# Damping Constant question

#### JoeMarsh2017

1. Homework Statement
Determine the "Damping Constant and Time Function"
v(t)= 8ε^-106t

2. Homework Equations

∝=Damping Constant =
1/∝=Time Contstant = 1/DC

3. The Attempt at a Solution
-848ε^-106t = DC then 1/DC = *1.087x10^-49

It does not look right...Is the e in my calculator the same as the "ε" being used in the equation?

JOE

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#### gneill

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I'm not sure what you're calculating, or why you're calculating anything. Can you explain what your equation is about in your solution attempt? Where did you find a value for t?

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