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Voltage Drops

  1. Oct 21, 2007 #1
    I'm trying to figure out the voltage drops across inductors, capacitors and the resistor as a whole.

    Are these just the inverses? Is the volt. drop for an inductor: V= I * XL? Capacitor: V= I * Xc? Resistor: V= R*I? Thanks so much!


    I know that the voltage drop across the circuit is equal to the sum of the individual voltage drops but am lost as to how to find those..Please help!
     
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  3. Oct 21, 2007 #2
    That depends on how they're connected together. Are they all in a series?
     
  4. Oct 21, 2007 #3
    Yes, they are all in a series. With the voltage on the left side, and the inductor, then resistor, then capacitator on the right side. I'm just lost on how to do it. Thanks.
     
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