Suppose we have an RC series dc circuit with two capacitors C1 and C2 and resistance R. If the switch is closed at t=0, all the voltage appears across R initially. Fine.. But how does it reach across R through two insulation barriers (breaks) in the circuit? I can understand the mechanism for single capacitor but for multiple capacitors, how does the voltage signal travel through the wire and insulation (technically 'dielectric') of capacitors? I can do the differential-integral math and can solve RC networks but this initial condition baffles me...There is a mechanism called surface charge feedback but I can apply it only for single capacitor. It's well explained in "Matter & Interactions" by Chabey-Sherwood but I don't have that book..If someone knows anything please help...Thanks in advance(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Capacitor initial condition

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