The equations for pulse test analysis by the tangent construction method are formulated in a general way to account for the possibility of the time lag exceeding the pulse or shut-in periods. The equations are solved for the dimensionless cycle period and response amplitude for a wide range of the relative time lag for the first four cycles and at different pulse ratios between 0.1 and 0.9. Cases with difficulties in solving the equations are discussed and their physical and mathematical interrelations are explored. A single set of correlation curves for the dimension-less cycle period is presented for all cycles while a seperate set of curves for the dimension-less response amplitude for each of the first four cycles is needed. The significance of using correlations for the three time lags is discussed.

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