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DCCircuits2 - in an instant. Research studies (like in...

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1 Capacitors in Direct Current Circuits One capacitor in a DC circuit: Two capacitors in a DC circuit: In series:
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2 Capacitors in Direct Current Circuits Two capacitors in a DC circuit: In parallel: Multiple capacitors: In series: In parallel:
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3 Example Step-up or step-down DC-DC converter: When a short power pulse is needed: A camera flash: A flash bulb in a camera requires that a large amount of energy flow through it in a short period of time. Cameras use capacitors to store this energy and make it available
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Unformatted text preview: in an instant. Research studies (like in nuclear fusion): The National Ignition Facility in Livermore, CA houses the largest laser in the world for nuclear fusion studies. For each laser pulse, a bank of capacitors emits a burst of power that for a brief instant is a thousand times greater than the average power consumption of the entire United States. 4 R and C in a DC circuit RC in a DC circuit Charging: Discharging:...
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course PHYS 1304 taught by Professor Ye during the Spring '08 term at SMU.

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