# Time constant -- How to find the time constant of any given circuit?

1. Nov 12, 2014

### amaresh92

How to find the time constant of any given circuit?? why we don't define time constant for rlc circuit???

2. Nov 12, 2014

### zoki85

Any given (damped) circuit could have many time constants, not just one.
Even a simple series RLC overdamped circuit has two "time constants".