Just quite curious really. What are some situations where complex numbers are used in an engineering context?
Thanks for your time.
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Complex numbers in engineering/mechanics watch
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Last edited by ElMoro; 17-03-2011 at 19:47.
- 17-03-2011 19:42
- 17-03-2011 19:44
I'm not an engineer, but this is a pretty interesting read: http://www.math.toronto.edu/mathnet/...lexinlife.html
- 17-03-2011 19:48
As mentioned in that article, they're used in relation to inductance (it's been a while since I've looked at electrical systems though) but they're also used in control systems/theory.
- 17-03-2011 20:00
I'm also no engineer, but electronics (e.g. AC circuits) and electromagnetism are the most obvious examples in my mind.