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part of one of my questions asks

"Find the rate at which thermal energy is produced in a resistor"

i havn't included the whole question because i dont think it matters, its just like the last part of it

so we have

http://edugen.wiley.com/edugen/courses/crs1650/art/math/halliday8019c27/math148.gif

thats the discharge of energy out of the capacitor

so

would the inverse of that be the rate at which the energy is moved into the resistor

like

1/u = 2ce/q (i left out alot of things but thatsl ike the base of it)

orr

do you juts switch the e^- to e^+

because e^- is decay and e^+ is growth

yeh im just abit confused which is right, or if either is right haha.

thanks

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# Homework Help: Discharge of a capacitor

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