Practical Electronics for Engineers.

Read chapter 16 – Capacitance from Grob’s and Section 2.23 from Practical Electronics for Engineers. Answer the following questions:

  1. What is a dielectric material?
  2. To charge a capacitor to 100V what minimum input voltage would be required?
  3. What is dielectric strength?
  4. What is leakage current?
  5. How does capacitance change when capacitors are placed in series?
  6. Do capacitors have a shelf life?
  7. Which text on capacitors did you find more useful?

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