Rlc Circuit - 0.6 Hz With Storage Scope

Purpose

To demonstrate a low-frequency resonant circuit.
 

Equipment

Oscillator, decade resistance box, 64 microfarad capacitor, Griffin and George demountable transformer with 12,000 turn coil, dual trace storage scope.◙

 

Setup Time

10 min.
 

    Images

    k7-28

    Description

    The series RLC circuit below is used to display the resonant behavior of an electrical circuit. Varying the frequency of the oscillator produces a signal across the resistor that is dependent on frequency, as seen on the storage scope display.