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Re: How to calculate power in tank circuit?
In a message dated 1/3/99 2:59:22 AM Mountain Standard Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
writes:
> ust want to see if I have this figured out right. Is the power stored
> in a tank circuit, assuming ideal components, the maximum energy stored
> in the cap times the resonant frequency?
>
> So, if maximum voltage = V, capacitance = C, frequency = F, and power =
> P:
> P=VVCF?
>
> --
> --Mr. Postman (Doug Brunner)
>
Doug,
The energy stored in a cap is 0.5CV^2. I think your expression should
be divided by two.
Mike