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Second comment on ‘The most energy efficient way to charge the capacitor in a RC circuit’

Oven, Robert (2018) Second comment on ‘The most energy efficient way to charge the capacitor in a RC circuit’. Physics Education, 54 (1). 016503. ISSN 0031-9120. E-ISSN 1361-6552. (doi:10.1088/1361-6552/aae76a)

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Abstract

In a recent reply to the paper (Oven 2018 Phys. Educ. 53 046501) it was argued that the analysis in the above comment was flawed in that the circuit used for the current generator was incomplete. The reply also analyses a current generator circuit to support the arguments and reasserts that the energy loss involved in charging a RC circuit is dependent on the charging rate. Here, the counter arguments in the reply are shown to be in error. It is demonstrated that the conclusions reached in the above comment remain valid.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1088/1361-6552/aae76a
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Robert Oven
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2019 16:17 UTC
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2019 00:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/72800 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Oven, Robert: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8517-3634
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