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If the charge on a capacitor doubles how does its capacitance change?

  1. Jun 16, 2005 #1
    Does it double or stay the same?
     
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  3. Jun 16, 2005 #2

    Galileo

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    The capacitance depends only on the geometrical configuration of your conductors (capacitors). It doesn't matter HOW much charge you put there, the capacitance remains the same.
     
  4. Jun 16, 2005 #3
    Q=CV

    Capacitance depends on 'area and length' of the capacitor , the charge on it wont change the capacitance but would change the potential difference on the plate.
     
  5. Jun 16, 2005 #4

    dextercioby

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    I can't believe i could have written such crap.:surprised:I must be having a miserable day.:yuck:

    Daniel.
     
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