1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Plotting Phasor representations of functions

  1. Jan 15, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Plot the following for x = 0 to 8:

    This is part of a larger engineering problem, but I am stuck here, I have no idea how to plot a phasor.

    The original function is:


    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    And the phasor representation...


    How do I plot that?!?!?!?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 16, 2008 #2


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    The plot will be a circle in the complex plane of radius 2. The phasors will be points on the circle with angle given by [itex] - \frac{\pi}{4} x[/itex].
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?

Similar Discussions: Plotting Phasor representations of functions