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What does a capacitor do?
Has the capacity to store charge and enegy.
What is the capacity of a capacitor?
C = Q/V
What is the capacity of a parallel plate capacitor?
C = Aε/d
If inside of a capacitor distance "d" between two plates is made smaller, what happens to the Capacity?
Increases
What is the unit for Capacitors?
C/V aka Farad
What is 10
^{12}
?
Terra
What is 10
^{9}
?
Giga
What is 10
^{6}
?
Mega
What is 10
^{3}
?
Kilo k
What is 10
^{-3}
?
Milli m
What is 10^-6?
Micro υ
What is 10
^{-9}
?
Nano n
What is 10
^{-12}
?
Pico p
What is the equation for Spherical Capacitors?
1
k(1/R
_{inner}
- 1/R
_{outer}
)
What is the equation for Cylindrical Capacitors?
L
2k ln(R
_{large}
/R
_{small}
)
R is the Radius
What would increase the capacitance of a parallel plate?
Move the plates closer together
If the voltage between the plates of a parallel plate capacitor is doubled, the charge on the capacitor does what?
Double
Author
kariefury
ID
28058
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Capacitors.txt
Description
Capacitors and the prefix for unit values.
Updated
2010-07-26T21:40:19Z
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