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written by Michael Davidson
This is a student interactive tutorial on the factors influencing capacitance.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Capacitance
= Capacitors
= Dielectric
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
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- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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application/java
text/html
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© 1995
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Keywords:
area, capacitance, dielectric, distance, parallel plate, picoFarads, simulation, student interactive tutorial, tutorial
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created November 19, 2006 by Cathy Ezrailson
Record Updated:
June 30, 2008 by Jenny Rempel
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when Cataloged:
June 15, 2006
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: "Static" Electricity
Unit Title: Capacitors and their Effect on Electricity

Capacitors are electrical devices designed to store electric charge.  In this interactive java tutorial, students explore factors affecting capacitance and gain understanding of how it is related to electrostatic force field.

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AIP Format
M. Davidson, (1995), WWW Document, (http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/).
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M. Davidson, Electricity and Magnetism: Factors Affecting Capacitance (1995), <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/>.
APA Format
Davidson, M. (2006, June 15). Electricity and Magnetism: Factors Affecting Capacitance. Retrieved September 2, 2014, from http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/
Chicago Format
Davidson, Michael. Electricity and Magnetism: Factors Affecting Capacitance. June 15, 2006. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/ (accessed 2 September 2014).
MLA Format
Davidson, Michael. Electricity and Magnetism: Factors Affecting Capacitance. 1995. 15 June 2006. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/>.
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