# Chapter 31 { Alternating Current Circuits (cont.) 2012 Chapter 31 { Alternating Current Circuits (cont.) 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Q31.5 In an L-R-C series circuit as shown, the current has a very small amplitude if the AC source oscillates at a very high frequency. Which circuit element causes this

behavior? A. the resistor R B. the inductor L C. the capacitor C D. Misleading questionthe current actually has a very large amplitude if the frequency is very high. 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. A31.5 In an L-R-C series circuit as shown, the current has a very small amplitude if the AC source oscillates at a very high frequency.

Which circuit element causes this behavior? A. the resistor R B. the inductor L C. the capacitor C D. Misleading questionthe current actually has a very large amplitude if the frequency is very high 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Q31.6 In an L-R-C series circuit as shown, there is a phase angle between the instantaneous current through the

circuit and the instantaneous voltage vad across the entire circuit. For what value of the phase angle is the greatest power delivered to the resistor? A. zero B. 90 C. 180 D. 270 E. none of the above 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. A31.6 In an L-R-C series circuit as shown,

there is a phase angle between the instantaneous current through the circuit and the instantaneous voltage vad across the entire circuit. For what value of the phase angle is the greatest power delivered to the resistor? A. zero B. 90 C. 180 D. 270 E. none of the above 2012 Pearson Education, Inc.

Resonance in AC circuits At the resonance angular frequency 0, the inductive reactance equals the capacitive reactance and the current amplitude is greatest. (See Figure 31.18 below.) 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Q31.7 In an L-R-C series circuit as shown, suppose that the angular frequency of the AC source equals the resonance angular frequency. In

this case, the circuit impedance A. is maximum. B. is minimum, but not zero. C. is zero. D. is neither a maximum nor a minimum. E. not enough information give to decide 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. A31.7 In an L-R-C series circuit as shown, suppose that the angular frequency of the ac source equals the resonance angular frequency. In

this case, the circuit impedance A. is maximum. B. is minimum, but not zero. C. is zero. D. is neither a maximum nor a minimum. E. not enough information give to decide 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Q31.4 An L-R-C series circuit as shown is operating at its resonant frequency. At this frequency, how are the values of the capacitive reactance XC, the

inductive reactance XL, and the resistance R related to each other? A. XL = R; XC can have any value. B. XC = R; XL can have any value. C. XC = XL; R can have any value. D. XC = XL = R E. none of the above 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. A31.4 An L-R-C series circuit as shown is operating at its resonant frequency. At this frequency, how are the values of the capacitive reactance XC, the

inductive reactance XL, and the resistance R related to each other? A. XL = R; XC can have any value. B. XC = R; XL can have any value. C. XC = XL; R can have any value. D. XC = XL = R. E. none of the above 2012 Pearson Education, Inc.