PURPOSE: Show phase relationship between components of a 60 Hertz RLC circuit.
DESCRIPTION: This setup allows you to see the phase relationship between various components of a series RLC circuit operating at 60 Hz. An isolation transformer allows grounding of the series RLC circuit at a point which can be chosen by the demonstrator. The circuit below is for comparison of the current between the capacitor and the resistor in the RLC circuit.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 5L20.13)
EQUIPMENT: Variac, isolation transformer, resistor and capacitor with dual trace oscilloscope and scope/TV cart.
SETUP TIME: 5 min.
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