Lesson: Circuits with Resistors and Inductors in SeriesPhysics
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the voltage at a given time across a component in a circuit containing inductors and resistors in series.
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Worksheet: 9 Questions • 1 Video
How long after switch is thrown does it take the current in the circuit shown to reach half its maximum value? Express your answer in terms of the time constant of the circuit.
The current in the RL circuit shown below reaches half its maximum value in 1.75 ms after the switch is thrown.
Determine the time constant of the circuit if .
Determine the resistance of the circuit if .
The switch of the circuit shown is closed at .
Determine the initial current through the battery.
Determine the steady-state current through the battery.