Capa 5
1
. Find the capacitance of the Earth. Take the mean radius of the Earth to be
6.37×10
6
m. (The outer conductor of the "spherical capacitor" may be considered as a conducting
sphere at infinity where V approaches zero.)
Answer:
2
. Two capacitors when connected in parallel give an equivalent capacitance of 9.08 pF and an
equivalent capacitance of 1.56 pF when connected in series. What is the capacitance of each
capacitor? Enter the smaller value first.
Answer 1 of 2:
Answer 2 of 2:
3
. Calculate the equivalent capacitance between points
a
and
b
for the group of capacitors
connected as shown in the figure below, if
C
1
= 5.17 µF,
C
2
= 10.5 µF, and
C
3
= 1.95 µF.
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Answer:
4
. Calculate the equivalent capacitance between points
a
and
b
in the combination of capacitors
shown in the figure below, if
C
1
= 3.91 µF,
C
2
= 7.15 µF,
C
3
= 5.19 µF and
C
4
= 5.82 µF.
Answer:
5
. A parallelplate capacitor in air has a plate separation of 1.79 cm and a plate area of 24.4 cm
2
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 Fall '10
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 Capacitance, Electric charge, Dielectric, equivalent capacitance, capa

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