Students learn how energy is stored in a capacitor and how to calculate said energy.
Learn about how capacitors are used in circuits to create transient events such as the flash of a light bulb.
Explore the role of capacitors in circuits within a camera's flash.
Explains why the handle of a generator/motor turns in same direction upon the release of energy from the capacitor.
Demonstrates and explains how energy is stored in a capacitor.
Calculate the potential energy stored in a capacitor given its capacitance and voltage.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Capacitor Energy.