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RC Circuit: Some Physical Properties Specification of RC circuit by 3 device properties: E [V] (emf) R [Ω] (resistance) C [F] (capacitance) ε R C +Q(t) -Q(t) I(t) S Physical properties of RC circuit during charging process determined by 3 combinations of the device properties: E /R = I ( t = 0)
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Unformatted text preview: : rate at which current flows onto capacitor initially • E C = Q ( t = ∞ ) : total charge placed on capacitor ultimately • RC = τ : time it takes to place 63% of the charge onto the capacitor [1-e-1 = 0 . 632 . . . ] tsl171 – p.1/1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHYS 204 taught by Professor Andrevantonder during the Spring '07 term at Rhode Island.

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