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[DPRG] Critically Damped?

Subject: [DPRG] Critically Damped?
From: Rodent daweasel at swbell.net
Date: Wed May 28 19:50:02 CDT 2003

Beats me. I try to solve all my problems with as little math as possible.

----- Original Message -----

> At yesterday's RBNO, the topic of Dampedness in a system arose.
>
> My ancient circuits book reminded me that the roots of the characteristic
> equation determine the dampedness of the system (in this case, an RLC
> circuit, since it doesn't contain any "zeros", only "poles"  The "poles"
> determine the stability of the system, if I remember correctly).
Terrible,
> long-suppressed nightmares of Bode plots and frequency response diagrams
> re-entered my consciousness.  Anyhow, there are three possible solutions:




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