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Doubts about linear elements of electrical circuits

  1. Sep 13, 2015 #1
    First doubt: The impedance Z is defined how Z = R + j X and the reactance X can be wrote how:


    Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical_reactance

    So, by analogy, the admitance Y is defined how Y = G + j B and the susceptance B can be wrote how what? So:
    [tex]B = \left( \frac{\omega C}{1} - \frac{1}{\omega L} \right)[/tex]
    Or this form:
    [tex]B = \left( \frac{1}{\omega L} - \frac{\omega C}{1} \right)[/tex]

    Help: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suscettanza

    Second doubt: in this page: "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical_resistance_and_conductance", the condutance G is defined how the reciprocal of R, BUT, BUT, in this page: "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susceptance", the condutance G is defined now how:
    [tex]G = \left( \frac{R}{R^2+X^2} \right)[/tex]
    So, this last equation is the general definition of G and the first definition is the particular case, when X = 0, correct!?
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  3. Sep 13, 2015 #2

    About your first question, both forms differ only in the sign and since the reactance is a complex magnitude, the sign is not relevant.

    As for your second question, I don't see in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susceptance the definition of G that you have written.

    Best regards,
  4. Sep 13, 2015 #3
    Exist a convention (maybe, can be that exist a good reason for this convention, but I don't know) for the signal of X, if X>0, thus the X is a indutive reactance and if X<0, thus X is capacitive reactance.

    So, the duality of the capacitance is the elastance and the duality of the indutance is the relutance. So, by analogy, shoud exist a convention (or a deduction) for the signal of B too. What would be?
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2015
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