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Feb10-13, 10:47 PM
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Energy stored in capacitor w/ dielectric

Quote Quote by kbar1 View Post
Pardon me if I'm wrong (I'm new to this topic), but does the force applied to push the dielectric matter?
Certainly it matters. It can do work on the system or allow the system to do work on the environment.

I don't know the answer to your question, but that is where I would look first.