# Series RLC Circuits

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An RLC circuit consists of a resistor with resistance , an inductor with inductance , and a capacitor with capacitance . The current in an RLC series circuit is determined by the differential equation

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Contributed by: S. M. Blinder (February 2008)

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Snapshot 1: effect of induction dominates; and voltage leads current (ELI)

Snapshot 2: effect of capacitance dominates; and current leads voltage (ICE)

Snapshot 3: circuit fulfills resonance condition; and current and voltage are in phase

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