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RC circuit with DC power

Faculty Commons material developed by Ken Mellendorf - Published November 30, 2018

A resistor and capacitor are in series with a DC power source. Ohms and Farads can be set. The voltage of the power source can be set. The only initial condition other than the devices is the capacitor voltage. This can also be set. The voltage of the capacitor is tracked and graphed over time. Through the voltages, charge determines current and then current determines change of charge.

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