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The Impedance Calculator will calculate the:

- The impedance of a RLC circuit when resistance, capacitance and inductance are given

**Calculation parameters:** The conducting wire of circuit and material the inductor is made from, are both uniform and they have the same thickness everywhere; the source supplies AC current.

The Impedance of the circuit is Ω [Ohm] |

Impedance of the circuit calculation |
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Z = √R^{2} + 2 × π × f_{d} × L - 1/2 × π × f_{d} × C^{2}Z = √ ^{2} + 2 × × × - 1/2 × × × ^{2}Z = √ + - 1/^{2}Z = √ + - ^{2}Z = √ + ^{2}Z = √ + Z = √ Z = |

Impedance Calculator Input Values |

Driving frequency of the circuit (f_{d}) Hz [Hertz] |

Resistance of the resistor (R) Ω [Ohm] |

Inductance of the inductor (L) H [Henry] |

Capacitance of the capacitor (C) F [Farad] |

Archimedes constant (π) |

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Z = √**R**^{2} + 2 × π × f_{d} × L - *1**/**2 × π × f*_{d} × C^{2}

This formula derives from

Z = √**R**^{2} + ω_{d} × L - *1**/**ω*_{d} × C^{2}

where

ω_{d} = 2 × π × f_{d}

is the driving angular frequency in the RLC circuit.

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