Electronics (Mike Jaroch)
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An electrical circuit that has the properties of resistance, inductance, and capacitance .
Abbreviation of root mean square .
ROOT MEAN SQUARE
(RMS)—The equivalent heating value of an alternating current or voltage, as
compared to a direct current or voltage. It is 0.707 times the peak value of a sine wave .
A spark gap, similar to a mechanically driven rotary switch, used to discharge a pulse-forming network .
A multicontact switch with contacts arranged in a circular or semicircular manner .
The magnetic field in a multiphase ac motor that is the result of field windings being energized by out-of-phase currents. In effect, the magnetic field is made to rotate electrically rather than mechanically .
A joint that permits one section of a transmission line or waveguide to rotate
continuously with respect to another while passing energy through the joint. Also called a rotary coupler .
The symbol used to represent the resistance between the cathode and plate of a tube .
The teletypewriter condition where the type hammer constantly strikes the type box but does not print or move across the page .