[ntp:questions] NTP Drifts +ve and -ve

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Wed Aug 20 18:48:17 UTC 2008

"Unruh" <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> wrote in message
news:yoWqk.8851$%b7.4796 at edtnps82...

> [...] (actually since it is
> a second order critically damped system, this is not really accurate. The
> correction action goes to zero faster than that, overshots by something
> like 20%  and then comes back to zero). ...

Never thought I'd be picking nits about this, but isn't that a strongly
damped system? ISTR critical damping being defined as not overshooting.

Maarten Wiltink

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