**ELECTRONIC PRINCIPLES - OD1647 - LESSON 1/TASK 1**

TABLE 1. SUMMARY OF CAPACITIVE AND

INDUCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS.

Because S2 is closed at. the same time S1 is open, the stored

energy of the capacitor now has a path for the current to flow.

At to discharge current (id) from the bottom plate of the

capacitor (C) is maximum. As time progresses toward t1, the

discharge current steadily decreases until, at time t1, it

reaches zero, as shown in graph B, figure 3 on the following

page.

The discharge causes a corresponding voltage drop across the

resistor as shown in figure 35, graph C. At time to, the current

through the resistor is maximum and the voltage drop (er) across

the resistor is maximum. As the current through the resistor

decreases, the voltage drop across the

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