Does anyone know why a phasor consists of the magnitude of a voltage multiplied with a sinusoid? For instance,(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]

V_Scos(\omega t + \theta)

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I am searching all over the web, and cannot find a general explanation why. I've found some incomplete mathematical proof showing the following:

[tex] Ae^{j \theta} = V = V_Scos(\omega t + \theta) [/tex]

but this doesn't explain the general concept.

Thanks so much,

JL

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# Why a phasor consists of the magnitude of a voltage multiplied

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