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Electrical Technology, Volume 1 by S. P. Bali

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28

First and Second Order Systems

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you will learn about:

  • Natural and forced response
  • The significance of t = 0, t = 0, and t = 0+
  • Signal waveforms most commonly encountered
  • The characteristic equation
  • Initial and final conditions
  • Steady state d.c. behaviour
  • The impedance and admittance concepts
  • The S plane
  • Natural, forced, and complete response
  • Simple problems on the above
  • First-order and second-order systems
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Signal waveforms most commonly encountered

28.1  INTRODUCTION

In predicting the behaviour of electrical or mechanical systems, we must take into account two different sources of energy. The behaviour determined ...

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