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Peak-to-average power ratio of signals

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The Peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) of a signal is the peak power divided by the average power.
PAPR=xpeak2Sx=x^2xeff2

Crest factor
C=PAPR



Waveform PAPR PAPR|dB
DC
DC
1 0 dB
Square
Square
1 0 dB
Sine
Sine
2 3,01 dB
Cosine
Cosine
2 3,01 dB
Triangle
Triangle
3 4,77 dB
Sawtooth
Sawtooth
3 4,77 dB
Audio signal
Audio signal
80 19 dB
Peak-to-average power ratio
Peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR)

Each wave form has its particular PAPR value. Measure for different wave forms the peak amplitude and the time-averaged power. Determine the PAPR of this wave form.