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written by Michael Davidson
This interactive tutorial shows how changing the properties of a parallel plate capacitor alters its capacitance.  The user can alter plate size, plate separation, and the dielectric used to observe the ideal conditions for optimum capacitance.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Capacitance
= Capacitors
= Dielectric
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
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area, capacitance, dielectric, distance, parallel plate, picoFarads, simulation, student interactive tutorial, tutorial
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Metadata instance created November 19, 2006 by Cathy Ezrailson
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June 30, 2008 by Jenny Rempel
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M. Davidson, (1995), WWW Document, (https://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/).
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M. Davidson, Electricity and Magnetism: Factors Affecting Capacitance (1995), <https://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/>.
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Davidson, M. (2006, June 15). Electricity and Magnetism: Factors Affecting Capacitance. Retrieved December 9, 2022, from https://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/
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Davidson, Michael. Electricity and Magnetism: Factors Affecting Capacitance. June 15, 2006. https://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/capacitance/ (accessed 9 December 2022).
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