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Design of an ac ammeter

  1. Feb 20, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I was assigned to design an ac ammeter.But i have no idea how to work on it and don't know how to find the R for the ac ammeter?
    Thx for the help! =]

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Feb 20, 2010 #2


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    I think there are several types. Are you thinking of beginning with a DC micro-ammeter and adding a diode and parallel resistance? You will need specs on your meter and what range you want it to work over.
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