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written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
This applet simulates the behavior of a simple RLC circuit with an AC voltage source.  The user can change the period of the voltage source, the inductance, and the capacitance of the circuit.  The applet then graphs the voltage of the voltage source and the voltages across the three circuit components as functions of time.  This item is part of a larger collection of physics simulations.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Inductance
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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- Algebra-based Physics
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© 2004 Fu-Kwun Hwang
AC, RLC circuit, inductance, phasor diagram, resistance
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F. Hwang, (2004), WWW Document, (http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=29.0).
F. Hwang, NTNU Java: RLC Circuit (AC), (2004), <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=29.0>.
APA Format
Hwang, F. (2004, January 29). NTNU Java: RLC Circuit (AC). Retrieved January 25, 2021, from http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=29.0
Chicago Format
Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: RLC Circuit (AC). January 29, 2004. http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=29.0 (accessed 25 January 2021).
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: RLC Circuit (AC). 2004. 29 Jan. 2004. 25 Jan. 2021 <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=29.0>.
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