5F20.65 - Series and Parallel Capacitors

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Demo Title:
Series and Parallel Capacitors
Series and Parallel Capacitors
Area of Study:
Electricity and Magnetism
.1 mF capacitors in series and parallel on boards, multimeter, demonstration board.

Video Credit: Jonathan M. Sullivan-Wood

Set the parallel and series capacitors on the demonstration board.  Measure the capacitance of the two sets. The series capacitor set should show a total capacitance of approx. .05 mF and the parallel set should show a total capacitance of approx. .20 mF.

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