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written by Carl Hepburn
This web page explains the structure of capacitors and how they function. Topics covered include the energy of charging, capacitor circuits, dielectrics, and RC circuits. There are interactive flash simulations of the charging and discharging capacitors.

This is a part of an online tutorial in physics at
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Capacitance
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
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Capacitance, Capacitor circuit, RC Circuit, capacitor, charging a capacitor, dielectric
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Metadata instance created March 30, 2007 by Carl Hepburn
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July 22, 2007 by Cathy Ezrailson
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July 13, 2007
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Hepburn, C. (2007, July 13). Capacitors. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from
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