# Lec-8 - CV 2 E in field of C E res = 1 2 CV 2 lost to heat...

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Previous Lecture Model for Current Resistors in series and parallel Kirchhoff’s Rules – p.

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RC Circuits Add capacitors to the circuits. – p.
Nomenclature Steady-state Time-dependent (transient) – p.

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RC Circuits Switch is closed at t =0 , and battery charges a capacitor: Figure 26.21 – p.
RC Circuits Switch is closed at t =0 , and battery charges a capacitor: Figure 26.21 – p.

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Conservation of Energy Battery charges a capacitor: E bat = CV 2 E from battery E cap = 1 2

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Unformatted text preview: CV 2 E in field of C E res = 1 2 CV 2 lost to heat in R E bat = E cap + E res – p. RC Circuits Capacitor discharges through a resistor (after switch S thrown). – p. RC Circuits Capacitor discharges through a resistor (after switch S thrown). – p. Conservation of Energy Capacitor discharges through resistor: E cap = 1 2 CV 2 E in field of C E res = 1 2 CV 2 lost to heat in R E cap = E res – p....
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## This note was uploaded on 02/29/2008 for the course PHYSICS 21 taught by Professor Hickman during the Spring '08 term at Lehigh University .

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Lec-8 - CV 2 E in field of C E res = 1 2 CV 2 lost to heat...

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