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Parallel capacitors

  1. Jul 29, 2009 #1
    For parallel capacitors a resistor is needed in the loop when I run a simulation but I haven't seen this in any circuits, is it not needed in a real circuit?
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  3. Jul 29, 2009 #2
    nvm it doesn't say that anymore
  4. Jul 29, 2009 #3


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    Staff: Mentor

    In simulation environments, you often have to put in a large value resistor for some conditions. And no, they are not needed in general in real life (unless needed for some other reason, like bleed-off of charge or whatever).
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