Calculating Time Constants

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by smadison, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. smadison

    Thread Starter New Member

    Mar 11, 2009
    1
    0
    I am having difficulty calculating time constants. How is the formula used in laymen term?:confused:
     
  2. bertus

    Administrator

    Apr 5, 2008
    15,648
    2,346
  3. Bernard

    AAC Fanatic!

    Aug 7, 2008
    4,172
    397
    Thanks Bertus for the review; we are so engrosed with 555 timers, that I for one, start thinking that threshold, 66% is 1 RC. I still use a 555 with a 1MΩ to maesure larger caps, 1-10000, Just read the seconds.
     
Loading...