A Conversation for Imaginary Numbers
Phil Started conversation Jan 10, 2001
In electronic engineering you end up using imaginary numbers as has been said in the article but if you just pick up a text book you may get confused as engineers use j instead of i as the imaginary symbol (i usually gets used for electric current).
The applications are mostly to do with calculations about frequency - complex impedance or complex frequency.
If there is more interest I could write a short article about these topics (when I remember my education in them )
Flying Betty- Now with added nickname tag! Posted Jun 20, 2003
That article does indeed need to be written.
And you are completely right about electrical engineers using j rather than i. It drives my math major roommate crazy.
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