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written by Andrew Duffy
This web page is an interactive physics problem on RC circuits.  The user can alter the frequency of the alternating current to observe how this affects the voltage and current.  An inductor can be substituted for the capacitor, to view the differences between the two in an AC circuit.  The guide on the page explains impedance and how the voltage drop and current can be calculated for each circuit.

This is part of a collection of similar simulation-based student activities for introductory physics.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- AC Circuits
= Impedance
= RLC Circuits - AC
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Educators
- Learners
- application/java
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© 2002 Andrew Duffy, Boston University
Keywords:
RC circuit, RL circuit, capacitance, impedance, impedence, inductance, induction, phase, resistance
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Metadata instance created June 16, 2008 by Christopher Allen
Record Updated:
July 31, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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March 28, 2008
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### Boston University Physics Applets: A Resistor and a Capacitor:

Is Part Of Boston University Physics Applets: Second Semester

This is the full collection of simulations by Boston University physics professor Andrew Duffy, developed for use in a second-semester physics course on electricity and magnetism.

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