Equation icon  Capacitance

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Description: The electrical capacitance of a material or, more usually, a device is defined as the amount of charge than can be stored for a given electric potential (driving force).

TeX format: C = \frac{Q}{V}

C {C} = Capacitance (F) {F}
Q {Q} = Charge (C) {C}
V {V} = Potential difference (V) {V}
Keywords: capacitor • capacitance • charge • potential • electric • electrons • dielectric • ultracapacitor • insulator • conductor • voltage • battery
Categories: Science approaches
Properties > Electrical, magnetic & optical > Conductivity
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Electrical testing
Created by: The University of Liverpool
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Date created: 14 July 2010
Date added: 04 August 2010
Resource ID: 3194