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Homework Help: Simulation result vs actual experiment result

  1. Sep 11, 2015 #1
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    Let said I have found out the ripple output voltage for a given circuit using a simulation software and it gives me 10V + and then when I do the actual experiment , I got about 7.8V for my output ripple voltage.

    With a difference of more than 20% , does the reading i get consider to be correct ? I remember that my lecturer once said that your reading should not be difference of more than 5%

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  3. Sep 11, 2015 #2


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    Without a description of the actual experiment/measurement, there is no way to say. What sort of instrumentation are you using? Specifications? Settling times?
  4. Sep 11, 2015 #3


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    What is your instrument measuring, peak, average or RMS?
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2015
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