# Capacitors

## Components of a circuit that build up charge.

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## Capacitors

Students will learn how a capacitor works and how to solve basic problems involving the classic two plate capacitor.
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## The Capacitor

A summary of charge sharing, grounding, capacitance, and capacitors.
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## Unit 13.6 Capacitors

Students will learn how a capacitor works and how to solve basic problems involving the classic two plate capacitor.
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## Flashing Neon Light

Learn about how capacitors are used in circuits to create transient events such as the flash of a light bulb.
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## Touch Screen

Learn about how capacitances add in series and parallel by exploring the physics behind a touch-screen device.
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## How a Capacitor Works

Diagrams and graphics are used to explain how a capacitor works.
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## Capacitance - Overview

by CK-12 //basic
Overview
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## Dielectrics - Overview

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## High School Physics - Capacitors

Discusses capacitance and capacitors. Goes over several example problems.
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## Capacitance - Example 2

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Solving problems involving the capacitance of parallel plate capacitors using the equation C = ϵ[0]A/d
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## Capacitance - Example 1

by CK-12 //basic
Solving problems involving the capacitance of any capacitor using the equation C = Q/ÎV
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## Dielectrics - Example 1

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Solving problems involving the dielectric constant k using the equation C[with dielectric]= kC[without dielectric]
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## Capacitors Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Capacitors.
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• Real World Application

## Storing Static Electricity

Learn about early experiments with electricity.
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• Real World Application

## Stunning Technology

Learn how stun guns operate.
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• Study Guide

## Capacitors

by Lizzie Chun //basic
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## The Capacitor

by Kyle Bardman //basic