P26_058 - has surface area A and plate separation d so its...

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58. For maximum capacitance the two groups of plates must face each other with maximum area. In this case the whole capacitor consists of ( n 1) identical single capacitors connected in parallel. Each capacitor
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Unformatted text preview: has surface area A and plate separation d so its capacitance is given by C = ε A/d . Thus, the total capacitance of the combination is C = ( n − 1) C = ( n − 1) ε A d ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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