(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Use the value:

E = 200 V,

Horizontal resistor R1 = 1136 capital omega,

Vertical resistor R2 = 568 capital omega, and

Capacitor C = 5.37 mu or micro F,

(a) the initial current through the battery just after the switch is closed:

(b) the steady state current through the battery when the switch has been closed for a long time:

(c) the maximum voltage across the capacitor:

2. Relevant equations

R = V/I

C = Q/V

3. The attempt at a solution

I found a and b to be as follows (using loops)

a) 0.176056 A

b) 0.117371 A

I'm having trouble with part c)....I don't know how to relate the current i found in part a) or b) to the definition of capacitance to find the maximum voltage. Could anyone help or point me in the right direction? thanks!

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# Homework Help: RC Circuit and finding Maximum Voltage

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