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Electromagnetism
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Capacitors , Dielectrics and RC Circuits
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Capacitance
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Solving problems involving the capacitance of any capacitor using the equation C = Q/ΔV
Solving problems involving the capacitance of parallel plate capacitors using the equation C = ϵ
_{0}
A/d
RC Circuits 1: Capacitors in Series
Overview
Determining the equivalent capacitance and the capacitance of each capacitor arranged in a series circuit using the equation 1/C
_{s}
= 1/C
_{1}
+ 1/C
_{2}
Determining the total charge and the charge of each capacitor arranged in a series circuit
Determining the total voltage and voltage drop across each capacitor in a series circuit
RC Circuits 2: Capacitors in Parallel
Overview
Determining the equivalent capacitance and the capacitance of each capacitor arranged in aparallel circuit using the equation C
_{s }
= C
_{1 }
+ C
_{2}
Determining the total charge and the charge of each capacitor arranged in a parallel circuit
Determining the total voltage and voltage drop across each capacitor in a parallel circuit
RC Circuits 3: Capacitors in Complex Circuits
Overview
Determining the equivalent capacitance and the capacitance of each capacitor arranged in a complex circuit
Determining the total charge and the charge of each capacitor arranged in a complex circuit
Determining the total voltage and voltage drop across each capacitor in a complex circuit
Dielectrics
Overview
Solving problems involving the dielectric constant Îº using the equationÂ C
_{withÂ dielectric}
= ÎºC
_{without dielectric}
RC Circuits 2: Capacitors in Parallel — Determining the total charge and the charge of each capacitor arranged in a parallel circuit
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