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written by Carl Rod Nave
This web page provides a hyperlinked concept map covering the physics of capacitors.  Topics ranging from the basics of energy storage and capacitor geometry to applications of capacitors are included. Simple diagrams help the user understand the related equations.  This item is part of a large hyperlinked resource covering all of physics that relies heavily on similar concept maps.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Capacitance
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© 1998 C. R. Nave
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Capacitance, charge storage, dielectrics, energy storage, parallel plate capacitor
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