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Princess Sumaya University for Technology

The King Abdullah II School for Electrical Engineering


Electronics Engineering Department



Circuits Lab


In Lab Report


Experiment 5:

Capacitor Voltage Characteristics and
Sinusoidal Steady State Response






Names of Group: 1. .................................. ID#:
2. .................................. ID#:

Group No.:
Section:
Date: / /





Objectives
1. .
.
2. ...


A) Voltage Current Relationship for
Capacitor
1- Generate V (t), a Sinusoidal signal of
8 V
p-p
.
2- Assemble the circuit. Connect the
CRO as shown.
3- Complete the following Table.


4- Plot The signals V(t) and I(t) at 4000 Hz








Frequency = 400 Hz Frequency = 4000 Hz
Measured Measured
lV
R
l
Peak Voltage across the Resistor

Current ( I )
Phase Shift
i

I
RMS


V
RMS


V(t)
I(t)
B) RL circuit
1- Generate V(t), a sinusoidal signal of
4 V
p-p .

2- Assemble the circuit. Connect the CRO
as shown.
3- Complete the Following Table.

Freq.( Hz) IV
R
I III I= V
R
IYI= III/ IVI
500
1500
2500
3500
4500
5500

4- For the Frequency 2500 Hz, Plot
both the supply voltage and the
current in the circuit.





5- Plot the amplitude of the 6- Plot the phase angle of the
admittance Y Vs. Frequency. admittance Y vs. Frequency







C) Conclusion
1. Fill in the Blanks.
a. For an RL circuit, as the frequency increases the
1- Voltage across V
R
..
2- Phase shift ..
3- Admittance ..
b. For the RC circuit given in part A. If an output voltage is taken across
R then the circuit resembles a pass filter. (High/ Low)
2. For a frequency of 1500Hz.Calculate
a.

Z
L
.Given that Z
L
= R
Lint
+Z
(jwl).


Z
L
=..
b
.
Z
t.
Given that Z
t
= Z
R
+Z
L


Z
t
=..
c
.
V
R.
Given that V
R
=(Z
R
/ Z
t
)*Vp

V
R
=..
d
.
I
.
Given that I= V
R
/Z
R


I=..
3. Draw a phasor diagram for

Part A, at 400Hz. Part B, at 2500Hz.