problem26_85

problem26_85 - ), ( ln q Q t = and so the number of time...

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26.85: a) We will say that a capacitor is discharged if its charge is less than that of one electron, The time this takes is then given by: , s 36 . 19 ) C 10 6 . 1 C 10 0 . 7 ( ln ) F 10 2 . 9 )( 10 7 . 6 ( ) ( ln 19 6 7 5 0 0 = × × × × = = = - - - - t e Q RC t e Q q RC t or 31.4 time constants. b) As shown in (a),
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Unformatted text preview: ), ( ln q Q t = and so the number of time constants required to discharge the capacitor is independent of , and C R and depends only on the initial charge....
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course PHYS 4 taught by Professor Stuart during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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