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Homework Help: Capacitors, how to find their cargo

  1. Nov 15, 2009 #1
    lets say we have these capasitors

    http://img130.imageshack.us/img130/4368/fpff.png [Broken]

    and we know Vab,C,C1,C2,C3 etc

    whats the method to find Q,Q1,Q2,Q3 etc ?

    Last edited by a moderator: May 4, 2017
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  3. Nov 15, 2009 #2
    You Have Not Given values now


    C'= 1/C2 + 1/C3 + 1/C4
    and C = 1/C'' + 1/C1 + 1/C5
    From This You will find Q = CVab
  4. Nov 15, 2009 #3

    lets say we have

    C1 = C5 = 3μF
    C2 = C3 = C4 = 2μF

    and Vab = 600 V.

    with these values i get

    C = 1 μF

    i think its correct but i cant find the correct answers using your method for the Q's

    so for example for Q1 it would be Q1 = 1*V1 but V1 = ?
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