pd of a capacitor

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by redshaw, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. redshaw

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    Jul 15, 2008
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    how do i work out the pd for a capacitor with a 100uF

    i found the equation v=Q/C

    but can not see how this fits in

    my voltage is 240v at 50hz - the capacitor is connected in series with a coil with a resistance of 8 ohms.

    i have worked out the current 3.74 A
    the phase angel -82.83 degress
    and the pd across resistor 29.92V
    and power dissapated 1.75 watts
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2008
  2. Ratch

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    Mar 20, 2007
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    redshaw,

    It depends on the circuit. Why don't you flash us one or describe it. Ratch
     
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