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Time Constant for an RLC circuit

  1. Dec 2, 2009 #1
    Can anyone please tell me what the Time Constant of an RLC (Resistor, Inductor, Capacitor) circuit is?
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  3. Dec 2, 2009 #2


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    Nope, sorry. We don't give out answers to schoolwork questions here on the PF.

    What can you tell us about RLC circuits? Is it a parallel or series RLC circuit? Would the time constants be different for parallel versus series?

    How would you go about deriving the current and voltage behavior or an RLC circuit?
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