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Derivation of self inductance formula in an LC circuit

  1. May 4, 2015 #1
    My observation is to verify self inductance formula by measuring the resonant frequencies of different coils in an LC circuit.


    For this, I am asked to use this formula by my mentor :

    L = 1/(4π^2 . f^2 . C)

    Here,
    f = different resonant frequencies,
    C = capacitance of the capacitor in the LC circuit.


    How can this be derived from the general formula of self inductance of a coil?
     
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  3. May 5, 2015 #2

    berkeman

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    Welcome to the PF.

    What reading have you been doing about this subject? Can you post some links to websites that discuss LC resonance?
     
  4. May 5, 2015 #3

    cnh1995

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    What are you going to compare the experimental value (formula by your mentor)with? Is the inductance already known to you?
     
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