Nonsinusoidal Circuits. OBJECTIVES. Become familiar with the components of the Fourier series expansion for any sinusoidal or nonsinusoidal function. Understand how the appearance and time axis plot of a waveform can identify which terms of a Fourier series will be present.
FIG. 25.1 Common nonsinusoidal waveforms: (a) dc; (b) square-wave; (c) triangular; (d) sawtooth; (e) rectified.INTRODUCTION
FIG. 25.17 Lowering a waveform with the addition of a negative dc component.FOURIER SERIES
FIG. 25.19 Setting up the application of a Fourier series of terms to a linear network.CIRCUIT RESPONSE TO A NONSINUSOIDAL INPUT
FIG. 25.26 Using PSpice to apply four terms of the Fourier expansion of a 10 V square wave to a load resistor of 1 kΩ.COMPUTER ANALYSISPSpiceFourier Series
FIG. 25.27 The resulting waveform of the voltage across the resistor R in Fig. 25.26.COMPUTER ANALYSISPSpiceFourier Series