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Do Vptp and Vmax mean the same thing?

  1. Sep 20, 2011 #1

    Femme_physics

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    Question at topic title.
     
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  3. Sep 20, 2011 #2

    vk6kro

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    Does Vptp mean V peak to peak?

    If so, no it isn't the same as Vmax.

    If it was a sinewave, Vmax would be the voltage from the zero line to the peak value.

    Vp-p would be the voltage from the positive maximum to the negative maximum or twice the voltage of Vmax.
     
  4. Sep 20, 2011 #3

    Femme_physics

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    Ah, makes sense. Thank you!
     
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