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written by the Seiichi Inoue
This webpage is part of a larger site by the author about electronic circuit engineering. This page introduces the reader to capacitors, including the principles behind how they work. Explainations of several different types of capacitors are accompanied by detailed color illustrations of the concepts.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Capacitance
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
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- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
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© 1998 Seiichi Inoue
capacitance, capacitors, definitions for capacitance, electricity, lesson plan for capacitance
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Hobby Electronics, (1998), WWW Document, (http://www.piclist.com/images/www/hobby_elec/e_capa.htm).
Hobby Electronics, Capacitors (1998), <http://www.piclist.com/images/www/hobby_elec/e_capa.htm>.
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Hobby Electronics. (2006, August 20). Capacitors. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from http://www.piclist.com/images/www/hobby_elec/e_capa.htm
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Hobby Electronics. Capacitors. August 20, 2006. http://www.piclist.com/images/www/hobby_elec/e_capa.htm (accessed 14 July 2024).
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Hobby Electronics. Capacitors. 1998. 20 Aug. 2006. 14 July 2024 <http://www.piclist.com/images/www/hobby_elec/e_capa.htm>.
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@misc{ Author = "Hobby Electronics", Title = {Capacitors}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {14 July 2024}, Month = {August 20, 2006}, Year = {1998} }
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