time constant


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time constant

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(Electronics) electronics the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
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Noun1.time constant - (electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
relaxation time - the time constant of an exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance
2.time constant - the ratio of the inductance of a circuit in henries to its resistance in ohms
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
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SS] is the value of the capacity at steady-state conditions, t is time, and [tau] is the time constant of the system.
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The program takes system voltage, available short circuit current, gap between electrodes, circuit time constant, electrode material, protective device type and rating or a preset arc duration value, and determines incident energy released by arc flash, hazard risk category at working distance and flash protection boundary.

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