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**Atomic_Sheep** To find the phase angle of a simple sin wave we take two orthagonal components the sin and the cos and then find the arctan of the ratio... thats easy enough. My question is this... lets say we have 2 sin waves that we add together that are out of phase and have different periods... is it still possible to find the phase angle of such a function? Is it still going to be increasing by 1 degree for every moment of the cylce (depending on how long the period is of course)?