Determine the capacitance if
Capacitance is used to describe how much charge any conductor can hold. It represents the ratio of the charge flowing across the conductor to the potential applied. Capacitors are the conductors used for holding charges.
Capacitance is the ability of a substance to store an electrical charge. Any object that can be electrically charged shows capacitance. A parallel-plate capacitor is the common form of the energy storage device. Capacitance is exhibited by a parallel plate arrangement and defined in terms of charge storage. When a capacitor is charged completely, there is a potential difference between its plates, and the larger the area of the plates and/or the smaller the distance between them, the greater will be the charge of the capacitor, and the greater will be its Capacitance.
The capacitance formula is expressed as
Q denotes the charge of the conductor,
V denotes the potential applied across the conductor and
C is proportionality constant, called capacitance
If the capacitors are connected in series, the capacitance formula is expressed by
If capacitors are connected in parallel, the capacitance formula is expressed by
Where C1,C2,C3…….Cn are the capacitors and Capacitance is expressed in Farads
Determine the capacitance of the capacitor if 5 coulombs of charge is flowing and 2V of potential is applied.
The capacitance formula is given by
Determine the capacitance if capacitors 6 F and 5 F are connected
The capacitance in series formula is given by
The capacitance in parallel formula is given by
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