Describe with Equation: Series Resonance or Voltage Resonance in RLC Circuit - QS Study
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Series resonance or voltage resonance in RLC circuit

The value of current at any instant in a series RLC circuit is given by

I = V/Z

= V / √[R2 + (Xl-XC)2]

= V / √[R2 + (ωL – 1/ωC)]

At a particular value of the angular frequency, the inductive reactance and the capacitive reactance will be equal to each other (i.e.)

ωL = 1/ωC; so that the impedance becomes minimum and it is given by Z = R

i.e. I is in phase with V

The particular frequency νo at which the impedance of the circuit becomes minimum and therefore the current becomes maximum is called Resonant frequency of the circuit. Such a circuit which admits maximum current is called series resonant circuit or acceptor circuit.

Thus the maximum current through the circuit at resonance is

IO = V/R

Maximum current flows through the circuit, since the impedance of the circuit is merely equal to the ohmic resistance of the circuit. i.e Z = R

ωL = 1/ωC

ω = 2π v0 = 1/√LC

v0 = 1/2π√LC