Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
From: "Kevin Aylward"
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Subject: Re: Aylward, Engelhardt: Noise in a transient sim?
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Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2002 20:39:55 -0000
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"John Woodgate" wrote in message
> I read in sci.electronics.design that Kevin Aylward
> wrote (in
ntli.net>) about 'Aylward, Engelhardt: Noise in a transient sim?', on
> Sun, 27 Oct 2002:
> > There is *nothing* wrong in my
> >explanation, imo, at all.
> Ah, 'imo'. No, it's not *wrong*, but it isn't getting across.
> > Mike simple won't listen! Its not always the
> >fault of the teacher while a student wont understand.
> No, not always, but it takes two to tango, or, in this case, step on
> each other's toes.
> Your post contained a perfect example of 'talking past'. What is the
> standard deviation of a sinusoid? Zero *in the frequency domain*
> (neglecting the 'Big Bang to Heat Death' formality). Equal to the
> value *in the time domain*. Both right, apparently mutually
> contradictory, but not.
I don't understand what you second claim is. Are you saying that the rms
value in the time domain is equal to the rms value in the frequency
domain, if so you have missed something, cos this aint so. I have
consistently said, the rms/sd value of the *width* in *time* and the
rms/sd of the *width* in *frequency*. It would seem that you may be
referring to the *height*, i.e. its voltage/amplitude value, which is
indeed specified to be the same in both domains.
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