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Kirchhoff's rule

  1. Jun 6, 2009 #1
    I have a question about Kirchhoff's rule, specifically the "loop rule". How do you take capcitors into consideration when doing these problems. I know how to deal with voltages and resistors, but my textbook doesn't mention what to do when capcitors are in the loop.

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  3. Jun 6, 2009 #2


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    The loop rule states that the voltages in a loop add up to 0. Do you know the formula for the capacitance of a capacitor? From it you can find an expression for the voltage.
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2009
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