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Phase Difference

  1. Jan 28, 2006 #1
    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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  3. Jan 28, 2006 #2


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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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