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### LTspice .MEAS doesn't unravel branch wrap

When doing AC analysis in LTspice, there is an option to unravel branch wrap (i.e. phase un-wrapping). However, if we use .MEAS to find magnitude and phase, there is no option to unravel branch wrap, ...
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### 3 phase generator how to test / testing methods [closed]

how to test the coils are ok? can anybody help with troubleshooting steps for this 3phase generator? not sure which AVR it needs, so i would like to check the stator and coil is ok first.
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### Pseudo Periodic Signal

I am reading a research paper Eyer 1999 in which they used these terms so I want to know about them since there is no source on which I can learn about these terms so that's why asking it here, it ...
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### How to measure phase accurately using LTSpice?

I am trying, and failing, to measure phase in LTSpice. I've used the suggestion here ...
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### What is the percentage modulation of phase modulation PM?

What is the percentage modulation of a phase modulation (PM)? Can you further explain and give detail? I am currently stuck in finding the information about this
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### trigonometric expression in phased array

i have tried to develop the angles in the diagram bellow. there is not triangle where we have 90 degrees phi and theta together. why phi=90-theta ? Thanks.
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### Underlying reasoning behind lead and lag nomenclature of compensation

If $0<z, \;p$, the Laplace transform transfer function $\frac{s+z}{s+p}$ constitute two distinct types of compensators. If we look at this schematic, $0<z<p$ (lead compensation) implies ...
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### Why are complex valued zero and pole not used in lead or lag compensation design?

Consider the compensation transfer function $\frac{s+z}{s+p}$ so that the inequalities $0<z<p$ and $0<p<z$ correspond to lead and lag compensation respectively. It can be seen that ...
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### Clock Phase Shift Not Working on FPGA

I have a project where I am using two clocks at the same frequency, with one having a -90 degree phase shift. The FPGA board I am using is an Nexys A7-100T configured with Vivado in VHDL. I have used ...
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### Finding the kVA loading after improving the power factor

This is a homework question I've been attempting. But the answer I get doesn't match with whats given and I don't understand why my method is wrong. This is the question with answers. Here's what I'...
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### Understanding Output From DFT

I should preface this by saying I'm a novice at all of this: I'm designing a system (using a stand-alone FPGA board combined with an ADC that offloads data to a GPU) that is supposed to look for high ...
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### Usually AC quantities have the x-axis as time, but phase shifts are done in angles. How is there not a unit conflict?

This feels like a very specific and stupid question, but I have studied AC circuits for a while already. I just didn't think about it that much, but why is it established that the x-axis we use for ...
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### How do I find the -3dB point on a given graph

I just performed an AC Simulation on QUCS and was asked to find values of gain and phase at low freq. and high freq and at the -3dB frequency point with the roll-off slope. The circuit is an RC ...
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### Find the phase angle between two functions

Apologies if this is better suited for a mathematics forum, it's from my circuits textbook so I've decided to post here. Below is a practice problem from the textbook, with the provided solution. If ...
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### What am I doing wrong in finding the phase angle of power?

Consider a voltage supply $V\angle \phi_1$ and a circut with impedance $Z \angle \phi_2$. Now the Apparent power($S$) is given by: $$\bar S =\frac{(\bar V)^2} {\bar Z}$$ Thus phase angle of $S$...
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### How to ensure signals from multiple different clocks are in phase?

I am designing a pcb where I have a signal of 10 MHz logic signal with 50% duty cycle that might be coming from different clocks. I will be using a pll frequency synthesizer to turn this into a 50% ...
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### How do you find the phase lag of the current in this FM demodulation “discriminator” circuit?

I need some help understanding this discriminator circuit for FM demodulation. (L1, C1) is the primary LC tank which resonates with the carrier frequency, whose FM signal is applied at V12. As the FM ...
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### Phase shift a square wave

I have an application where I would like to derive a secondary square wave from a primary one but with a continuously variable phase shift. I would like to know if this is possible to achieve in a ...
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### Help needed for cis orcad + pspice

I have been trying to simulate a circuit on pspice. Simulation worked really well and pspice has given me the expected diagrams of gain and phase. I am having difficulty thought on how to use the ...
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### How to graph sinusoid with phase angle

I am taking basic elec. circuits and I would like to know how to graph the wave forms with phase angles in either desmos, or octave or any other platform. I am not afraid of doing some coding for ...
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### Suitability of standard-gain pyramidal horn for UWB signal

Objective I'm interested in evaluating the suitability of a standard-gain pyramidal horn for an ultrawideband (UWB) signal. However, I've had difficulty finding reliable information about the phase ...
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### Traveling magnetic field

I'd like to do some experiments with a traveling magnetic field. To start with, I'd like to create a traveling magnetic field with a set of coils and try to propel an aluminum sheet. A basic model of ...
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### Switching power line phases with inductive load

I have one question related to this schematic: Scenario: Source 1: AC source 220VAC, 50Hz, 120º Source 2: AC source 220VAC, 50Hz, 0º If I want to switch from source 1 to source 2 or from source 2 ...
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### Two transistor pair inverter and one transistor pair inverter

Today I made DIY inverter (the top one) I managed to achieve ~2 volts from 5V usb, everything seemed to be ok. But I have question - is this the right way to make inverter? I also found the bottom ...
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### Magnitude calculation of filter

I am working on a problem for a given transfer function given below and am having trouble calculating the magnitude and phase of it. The problem is specifically that I do not know what method to use ...
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### How to add specific voltage offset to the “balanced phase splitter” op amp circuit?

I use the basic 2 opamps "balanced phase splitter" circuit to get 2 separate square wave outputs (0 and 180 phase). The input is 12Vpp but I need both outputs to be offset by -6V. So instead ...
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### How do I find the phase of a transfer function in different ways?

Suppose there is a transfer function Now try to find the phase of this transfer function. The phase can be expressed in different forms: But each of these forms leads to a different result in the ...
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### Arduino Due PWM Burst Signal with Phase shift

Perhaps someone can advise how to properly handle the case on Arduino Due when I need to generate Burst PWM signal relative to the master signal. For example there is a master channel with a frequency ...
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### Why is Δt constant in phase shift measurement?

I would like to ask for some help with phase shift plotting. To be precise, with time delay between two waveforms. I am measuring two currents using an oscilloscope. channel A (blue) is my current ...
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### How does an XOR phase difference detector behave when input frequencies are different?

How does an XOR phase difference detector such as AD8302 behave when input frequencies are different? Does it give meaningful results when the frequencies are close but different? Is there a simple ...
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### Only detect the phase of a sinusoid multiplexed with other sinusoids of different frequencies

Is there an easy way to detect the phase of a sinusoid that has been added to other sinudoids of different frequencies (through a frequency-division scheme) without using a superheterodyne receiver ...
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### LTspice three phase rectifier simulation

I am interested in creating from scratch a regulator rectifier for motorcycle. I struggle to comprehend the ground placement in the simulator. I cannot find instructions about tree phase simulation. ...
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### Difference in phase response between circuit simulation and MATLAB

I have the following low pass filter: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab When simulating through Circuitlab, I get the following phase response (I think you should be ...
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### Phase margin plot of LDO

For this LDO circuit design at https://github.com/promach/LDO/tree/development , 1) which exact circuit node(s) contributes to the zeroes near 1MHz after removing CL ? 2) If I remove "AC 1" from ...
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### Buck-Boost Transformer with Three Phase Wiring

I live in a residence with 120v / 208v electrical service. (Measured as leg1: 124v, leg2: 125v, 215v across legs) I am nearly certain that the service is the result of two legs of three phase power. ...
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### Phase relationships in AC circuits

Is it wrong to use the mnemonics "ELI the ICE" [ From my understand means if its inductive current LAGS voltage and if its capacitive current LEADS] in understanding the phase relationship of a ...
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### buffered Op-amplifier

I am trying to simulate a buffer with an op-amp using CMOS, I am using Cadence. The phase margin I am getting is negative (not stable) about -272 deg, I am trying to reach 50 deg for a gain of 86 and ...
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### What is the gain margin of the system, when the phase crossover frequency does not exist?

I have a simple questions I have a system in which the system will never reach -180 degrees for any frequency. Does that make the gain margin infinite ? If yes, does that mean that the system will ...
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### Need help in zero cross circuit by using op-amp

I worked on zero crossing circuit by using opto-coupler.Circuit is It is working okay.Zero_crossing signal is There is a 2-3 ms of signal loss is happening with 50Hz of AC signal.I don't want more ...
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### Is the Kirchhoff's Current Law correct?

I'm on this problem: And I'm trying to use KCL to find Vth, my approach is: Am I on the right path regarding KCL? Thanks in advance!
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### LTspice - Extracting magnitude of signal from AC analysis using .meas and the phase

I want to be able to produce a measure function such that the output of that function would give me the magnitude of a signal when its phase is -360deg. I tried using .meas AC name FIND mag(V(out)) ...
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### What does 'passband phase' and 'stopband phase' mean?

I've been provided with a Bode plot for an RC filter circuit with a cutoff frequency of 10kHz. Im asked to find the stopband and passband phase from the graph. I'm confused how these can be just a ...
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### How to find the phase of this transfer function?

I have been trying to find the phase of this transfer function: G(jω)H(jω)=0.1695/jω(5.88jω+1) by doing this: Phase = -arctan(0/0.1695)-arctan(w/-5.88*w^2) PHASE = 0-arctan(1/-5.88*w) Is this ...
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### Does powering both phases (left/right rotation) of an AC motor hurt it?

I know that one can reverse the direction of an ac motor by powering the different starter windings. If you power one starter winding, you create a magnetic bias, allowing the motor to rotate to that ...
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### Phase angle in a series RC circuit

I have a simple question from an electronics textbook (Electronics Fundamentals, Pearson, 8th Ed., p510 Q 37): 10V 10 Hz AC supply, 4.7K resistor and 10uF capacitor in series, with Vout measured over ...
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### Why do four cascaded all-pass filters cause a 180° phase shift?

This op-amp all-pass filter is reported to introduce a 90° phase shift at the cutoff frequency of the RC network placed at the + input. (The FET is used as a controlled variable resistor to move the ...
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### Why are E and B field in phase in far-field electromagnetic wave propagation?

I am very frustrated with the fact that the E and B field of an EM wave are in phase in the far-field case. Before I get into this question I am letting you know that I already read this link related ...
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### Multiplication of 2 waves in a phase detector of a phase-locked loop

What would be the product of a 60Hz square wave and a 60Hz sine wave with an approximate phase shift of -45 degrees? I could not find a proper solution to this anywhere.
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### Phase Shift Power?

So I want to build a cheap AC-DC buck converter and I'm trying to eliminate parts by replacing them with "smart switching". So my idea is to ignore the capacitor which would smooth out the rectified ...
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### Why 180 degrees of phase margin should be considered?

We've had one feedback on the phase difference, with the gain as 1. At 300 to 60 degrees, there's just a phase difference, and 61 to 299 degrees, the output is larger. Shouldn't we consider an angle ...