Overview: Capacitors in a DC Circuit

Capacitors are less common in DC circuits than AC circuits, but they still have some used. We’ll explore them here.

This overview page is a work in progress. 439 more words


Overview: Capacitors and Capacitance

This page is still being updated. Thank you for you patience.

By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Define capacitance
  • Identify 2 types of capacitors and what properties effect their capacitance rating…
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Capacitors Part II

Hello again and welcome to another tutorial on Volts ‘n’ Bolts about capacitors. The last time I talked about capacitors, I explained how a capacitor works, what you use them for, and how to use one for electrical energy storage. 995 more words


9/9/14: Daily Post

Today was hectic. I prepared a lab for class, but it didn’t work out the way I had hoped. I was trying to have students measure the time constant of an resistor and capacitor, but every combination ended up with the same time constant. 120 more words