# 10: Decibels and Bode Plots

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Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

• Convert between ordinary and decibel based power and voltage gains.
• Utilize decibel-based voltage and power measurements during circuit analysis.
• Define and graph a general Bode plot.
• Detail the differences between lead and lag networks, and graph Bode plots for each.
• Combine the effects of several lead and lag networks together in order to determine a system Bode plot.

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