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What is scalar voltage potential with phase shift means?

  1. Jun 26, 2013 #1
    Say ##V_{out}=4e^{j\frac {\pi}{6}}##, what is this mean? It is a scalar voltage.

    Does this means:

    [tex]4e^{j\frac {\pi}{6}}=4\left(\cos \frac {\pi}{6}+j\sin \frac {\pi}{6}\right) = 4(0.866+j0.5) = 3.4641+j2=4\angle 30^o[/tex]
    What is the phase shift means, reference to input?
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2013
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  3. Jun 26, 2013 #2


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    Is it changing in time? Maybe it is assumed that you are supposed to take the real part.
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