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Formula Phase shift (RLC series circuit) Inductance    Capacitance    Angular frequency    Resistance

Formula
Formula: Phase shift (RLC series circuit)

Phase angle

Unit
Phase shift indicates the angle (in degrees or radians) by which a voltage applied to the RLC series circuit lags or leads the resulting current.
  • If the phase shift \( \varphi \) is positive, then the applied voltage leads the resulting current.
  • If the phase shift \( \varphi \) is negative, then the applied voltage lags the resulting current.

Inductance

Unit
The inductance of the coil connected to the RLC circuit.

Capacitance

Unit
Electrical capacitance of the capacitor connected to the RLC circuit.

Angular frequency

Unit
The angular frequency \( \omega ~=~ 2\pi \, f \) indicates the frequency \(f\) at which the RLC circuit oscillates. For example, the frequency \(f\) is given by the frequency of the applied AC voltage.

Resistance

Unit
Ohmic resistance of a resistor connected to a RLC series circuit.