# Capacitance affecting other components

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by ajpik, Mar 19, 2014.

1. ### ajpik Thread Starter New Member

Feb 13, 2014
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If I had a large voltage (4000V) over a very large capacitor 10 $m^3$, surrounded (not touching) by other metal components... this would create a charge on those components as well, correct? How could this be delt with?

2. ### Alec_t AAC Fanatic!

Sep 17, 2013
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Not necessarily. The structure of the capacitor and whether or not one of its electrodes, or its casing, or the other components were grounded or electrically screened would be factors.

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3. ### BytetoEat New Member

Mar 5, 2014
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incorrect.. charge would not be created on those objects just merely the inherent charge(from its own atoms) would be attracted to or repelled by the capacitor.

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