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September 2, 2016updated 17 Jan 2017 4:51pm

What is TDR?

Find out about this measurement for electrical and optical transmission.

By Vinod

TDR can be used as an acronym for Telecommunications for Disaster Relief that supports emergency communications.

It can also be used for time-domain reflectometry, which will be covered here.

 Want to know when it was first used? Click next page.

Time-domain reflectometry measures how electrical lines are behaving through the observation of reflected waveforms.

This process is used practically when finding faults in wiring, cabling and fibre optics. It assists engineers by locating exactly where the problem is occurring so that it can then be fixed. These errors may be within printed circuit boards or connectors.

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