## Principles of Electricity and Electromagnetism |

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This function is determined experimentally by measuring i as a function of V. The

curve that represents graphically this functional relationship is known as the

This function is determined experimentally by measuring i as a function of V. The

curve that represents graphically this functional relationship is known as the

**characteristic**of the element. More strictly it is the static**characteristic**, for in this ...Page 166

Using the cubic approximation for the

calculate the amplitudes of the current harmonics for a sinusoidal potential wave

of very long period. 11. Plot the over-all

thyrite ...

Using the cubic approximation for the

**characteristic**of a filament [Eq. (5.2)]calculate the amplitudes of the current harmonics for a sinusoidal potential wave

of very long period. 11. Plot the over-all

**characteristic**of a circuit containing athyrite ...

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a two-terminal device is the graphical relation between the current flowing

through the terminals and the potential difference across them, the latter being

taken ...

**Characteristics**with Negative Slopes and Instability.—The**characteristic**curve ofa two-terminal device is the graphical relation between the current flowing

through the terminals and the potential difference across them, the latter being

taken ...

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