Research Papers in Physics and Astronomy

 

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1-1958

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Published in Physics, by Henry Semat and Robert Katz, New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1958. Copyright © 1958 Henry Semat and Robert Katz. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Abstract

If the current in a resistor varies sinusoidally, as shown in Figure 34-1, the potential difference across the terminals of the resistor will also vary sinusoidally in the same manner, in phase with the current, in accordance with Ohm's law. Writing i for the instantaneous value of the current and v for the instantaneous value of the potential difference, we have v = iR.

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