Phase Difference

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Hi i have read that one signal is polarized when the phase remains the same (the phase difference is always the same) But what is the phase difference?
 

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FredGarvin
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In what context are you referring? The phase differernce of a periodic function is simply the time difference between corresponding points of two different functions. For example, three phase electrical. The phase difference is 120°. In vibrations, there are phase differences as well.

Take a look here: http://www.du.edu/~jcalvert/tech/threeph.htm
and here: http://cipco.apogee.net/foe/frwt.asp [Broken]
 
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