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Ballistic Galvanometer Lab

  1. Mar 7, 2015 #1
    My question is : What is the absolute capacitance?

    In my electricity lab, I was assigned to prepare a report on measuring absolute capacitance of a capacitor using ballistic galvanometer.
    I am familiar to the term self capacitance but not the absolute one. My mentor asked me to find it out by myself. But I couldn't find any source in the internet to have a precise concept.

    Could anyone please help?
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  3. Mar 8, 2015 #2


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    Hi PratyashAstro. http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/5725/red5e5etimes5e5e45e5e25.gif [Broken]

    I think it is just capacitance.
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