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How to add 3 phasors?

Discussion in 'Electronics Homework Help' started by ElectStudent, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. ElectStudent

    ElectStudent

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    When adding 3 voltages represented by phasors, how would i add them and also in which order?
    Please see the attached file for the question.
     

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  2. Ratch

    Ratch

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    Google is your friend. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phasor

    Ratch
     
  3. ElectStudent

    ElectStudent

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    Thanks, but the wiki page doesn't tell me how to add "3" phasors
     
  4. (*steve*)

    (*steve*) ¡sǝpodᴉʇuɐ ǝɥʇ ɹɐǝɥd Moderator

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    That page tells you how to do A + B, so do (A + B) + C.

    But remember that the addition is commutative and associative.

    You're just adding vectors. If they're in rectangular form, just add them up. If they're in polar form, convert to rectangular, add them, then convert back to polar.
     
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