# What are capacitance units?

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The unit of capacitance is Farad denoted by capital F .

## Related Questions

Calculate the capacitance of two parallel plates of area 2 units separated by a distance of 0.2m in air(in picofarad) a) 8.84 b) 88.4 c) 884.1 d) 0.884

Calculate the capacitance of a material in air with area 20 units and distance between plates is 5m. a) 35.36pF b) 3.536pF c) 35.36nF d) 3.536nF

A transmission line is said to have distributed constants of inductance, capacitance, and resistance along the line. What units of measurement are used to express these constants?
Last Answer : Inductance is expressed in micro henrys per unit length, capacitance is expressed in picofarads per unit length, and resistance is expressed in ohms per unit length.

A suspension insulator string has three units with ground capacitance of 0.2 C and self capacitance of C. Its string efficiency is (a) 75% (b) 78% (c) 80% (d) 85%

A suspension type insulator has three units with self-capacitance C and ground capacitance of 0.2 C having a string efficiency of   (a) 80% (b) 82% (c)78% (d) 76%
Last Answer : A suspension type insulator has three units with self-capacitance C and ground capacitance of 0.2 C having a string efficiency of 78%

A suspension type insulator has 2 units with self capacitance C and ground capacitance of 0.2 C. Each unit can withstand for a maximum voltage of 11 kV. Its string efficiency is  (A) 78% (B) 82% (C) 80% (D) 84%

Last Answer : Inductance and capacitance in the electrostatic system of units has the dimensions of length.

What is the value of capacitance required to improve power factor from 0.7 to 0.9. Given that: Real power = 50 W Vrms of the source = 120 Frequency = 50 Hz   #powerfactor

effect of inductance and capacitance on performance of transmission line.
Last Answer : Following are the effect on performance of transmission line:  1. Due to inductance (L) voltage drop in transmission line produces.  2. Capacitor (C) draws charging current ... , transmission line efficiency, voltage regulation & also power factor of transmission line gets affected.

What is capacitance?
Last Answer : Capacitance is the capacity of element to store electric charge in it. The unit of capacitance is Farad.

Energy stored in electrostatic field of capacitance formula
Last Answer : Energy stored in electrostatic field of capacitance formula

Capacitance

Define each of following terms of operational amplifiers i) Slew rate ii) Input offset voltage iii) Voltage gain iv) Input capacitance
Last Answer : i) Slew rate:- Maximum rate of change of o/p voltage per unit of time. It is express in volt/µsec.  ii) Input offset voltage:- The voltage that must be applied between two ... capacitance that can be measured at either be inverting or non-inverting terminal with other terminal connected to ground.

With neat diagram, explain working of capacitance level measurement.
Last Answer : working : The capacitive level detector operates on the equation of parallel plate capacitor, i.e. C = ε A/d. It consist of an insulated capacitance probe (which is a metal electrode) ... in the capacitance is measured and is displayed on the indicator calibrated in terms of liquid level.

State the effects of errors in dynamometer type wattmeter due to i) pc- inductance ii) pc- capacitance iii) mutual inductance iv) Connection.
Last Answer : Errors in wattmeter:  i) pc - inductance: Pressure coil inductance causes wattmeter to read more power than actual .  ii) pc-capacitance: The wattmeter reads less power.  iii) ... iv) Connection: In uncompensated wattmeter , the reading of wattmeter includes the powerloss in coils.

What is capacitance? State its unit.
Last Answer : Capacitance: The capacity of a capacitor to store electric charge is known as its capacitance. The capacitance of a capacitor is defined as the ratio of the charge Q stored on its either plates to the ... the plates. The capacitance is expressed as, C = Q/V The unit of capacitance is farad.

Three capacitors 15µf, 18µf and 12µf are connected in a circuit. Find equivalent capacitance when they are connected in – 1) Series 2) Parallel
Last Answer : Ans: Value of equivalent capacitance: Given: C1= 15μF, C2=18 µF, C3= 12µF  i)For Series combination of capacitors: 1/Cs = (1/C1)+( 1/C2) +(1/C3) = (1/15)+( 1/18)+( 1/12) 1/Cs = 0.0666+0.0555+0. ... Cs = 4.868 µF   ii) For parallel combination of capacitors: Cp = C1 + C2 + C3 = 15 +18+ 12 = 45 µF

The capacitance of reverse biased P-N junction  1. Decreases with increasing the reverse bias 2. Increases with increasing the reverse bias 3. Depends only on reverse saturation current 4. Makes the P-N junction more effective at high frequencies
Last Answer : The capacitance of reverse biased P-N junction Decreases with increasing the reverse bias

What happens to the capacitance if mica is inserted between the plates of an air capacitor? A) The capacitance increases B) The capacitance decreases C) The capacitance remains the same D) The capacitance becomes zero
Last Answer : What happens to the capacitance if mica is inserted between the plates of an air capacitor? A) The capacitance increases B) The capacitance decreases C) The capacitance remains the same D) The capacitance becomes zero

What is the capacitance when a capacitor passes a current of 31.43 mA when supplied with 40 V AC with a frequency of 1000 Hz? A) 0.125 F B) 0.125 μF C) 1257.2 μF D) None of these
Last Answer : What is the capacitance when a capacitor passes a current of 31.43 mA when supplied with 40 V AC with a frequency of 1000 Hz? A) 0.125 F B) 0.125 μF C) 1257.2 μF D) None of these

In a 3-insulator string voltage distribution system the ratio of capacitance between pin and earth to the self capacitance of each unit is 1/4. If the potential across the top unit is 8 kV, then the string voltage is (A) 22.5 kV (B) 24 kV (C) 26 kV (D) 32.5 kV
Last Answer : In a 3-insulator string voltage distribution system the ratio of capacitance between pin and earth to the self capacitance of each unit is 1/4. If the potential across the top unit is 8 kV, then the string voltage is 32.5 kV

With the help of which bridge are the capacitance and dielectric loss of a capacitor generally measured ?
Last Answer : With the help of Schering bridge are the capacitance and dielectric loss of a capacitor generally measured.

A series RLC circuit resonate at 200 Hz. If the capacitance is increased to four times, the circuit will be in resonance at   (a) 100 Hz (b) 200 Hz (c) 400 Hz (d) 800 Hz

A parallel combination of capacitance C and resistance R is connected in series with inductance L and small resistance r. Under what condition will the circuit be non-reactive?  (A) C=LR (B) C=LR2 (C) C=L/R2 (D) C=L/R

The capacitance of 0-1000V electrostatic voltmeter increases from 36-42 pF from zero to full scale deflection. It is required to extend the range of voltmeter to 10000 V by using an external series capacitor. What should be the value of ... ?  (A) 0.8 pF (B) 1.00 pF (C) 6.644 pF (D) 4.667 pF

What happens to the angle between current and voltage, when a small capacitance is added in series with a highly inductive circuit?  (A) Increases (B) Remains same as earlier angle (C) Decreases (D) Becomes indeterminant

The time constant of the capacitance circuit is defined as the time during which voltage?
Last Answer : The time constant of the capacitance circuit is defined as the time during which voltage rises to 63.2% of its final steady value.

In series resonant circuit, increasing inductance to its twice value and reducing capacitance to its half value?
Last Answer : In series resonant circuit, increasing inductance to its twice value and reducing capacitance to its half value will increase the selectivity of the circuit.

Last Answer : Resistance: This could be defined as the opposition  or retarding force to the flow of current in a circuit. It is measured in Ohms. Capacitance: The ability of a system of electrical conductors and insulators ... due to a rate of change of current in the circuit or coil. It's unit is Henry.

What is the reciprocal of capacitance?
Last Answer : The reciprocal of capacitance is called elastance, and its unit is the reciprocal farad, also called the daraf.

what will be the capacitance if three capacitors connected in parallel each having value of 0.5 micro Farad ?
Last Answer : the total capacitace when connected in parallel Tc=total capacitor c1=c2=c3=0.5uf Tc=c1+c2+c3 Tc=1.5uf

Last Answer : Capacitance meter or LCR meter.

What is the effect of resistance , inductance and capacitance in transmission line ?
Last Answer : These 3 factors create voltage drop and power loss of the line. The inductive reactance creates a voltage drop across the line and the capacitance creates a charging current.

Why is the capacitance ignored in the short transmission line ?
Last Answer : Capacitance is ignored due to low line length and low line voltage.

A capacitor of capacitance `C` carrying charge `Q` is connected to a source of emf `E`. Finally, the charge on capacitor would be
Last Answer : A capacitor of capacitance `C` carrying charge `Q` is connected to a source of emf `E`. Finally, the charge on ... . Q B. Q + CE C. C E D. none

The latest PC keyboards use a circuit that senses the movement by the change in its capacitance, A) Capacitance keyboard B) Mechanical keyboard C) Qwerty keyboard D) Dvorak keyboard

All of the following are true about neurogenic shock except: A. There is a decrease in systemic vascular resistance and an increase in venous capacitance. B. Tachycardia or bradycardia may be ... Severe head injury, spinal cord injury, and high spinal anesthesia may all cause neurogenic shock.
Last Answer : Answer: C DISCUSSION: Neurogenic shock occurs when severe head injury, spinal cord injury, or pharmacologic sympathetic blockade leads to sympathetic denervation and loss of vasomotor tone. ... of treatment. The use of alpha-adrenergic agonist is infrequently necessary to treat neurogenic shock

Nitroglycerin, either directly or through reflexes, results in which one of the following effects (a) Decreased heart rate (b) Decreased venous capacitance (c) Increased afterload (d) Increased cardiac force (e) Increased diastolic intramyocardial fiber tension

Which of the following parameters is not a primary parameter? a) Resistance b) Attenuation constant c) Capacitance d) Conductance

The value of the capacitance depends upon the________________? A.voltage applied B. thickness of the capacitor plates C. geometry of the capacitor D. dinsity of the capacitor plates

'Farad' is the unit of : (1) Capacitance (2) Inductance (3) Resistance (4) Conductance
Last Answer : (1) Capacitance Explanation: The Farad is the SI derived unit of capacitance. It is named after the English physicist Michael Faraday.

The fuse in our domestic electric circuit melts when there is a high rise in – (1) Inductance (2) Current (3) Resistance (4) Capacitance
Last Answer : (2) Current Explanation: In electronics and electrical engineering, a fuse is a type of low resistance resistor that acts as a sacrificial device to provide over protection, of either the load ... fuse interrupts excessive current (blows) so that further damage by overheating or fire is prevented.

Which of the following circuit elements is used to 'block' DC in an electronic circuit? (1) Resistances (2) Capacitance (3) Inductance (4) Diode
Last Answer : (2) Capacitance Explanation: A capacitor (originally known as condenser) is a passive two-terminal electrical component used to store energy in an electric field. Capacitors are widely used ... electric power transmission systems for stabilizing voltage and power flow, and for many other purposes.

In the schematic of the electrical circuit shown in the illustration, what is the value of the total capacitance, when compared to the value of equal individual capacitors? EL-0038 A. Equal B. Half C. Double D. Squared

The formula for computing impedance in a series circuit containing resistance, capacitance, and inductance is _____________. [ NOTE: the symbol * stands for 'multiplied by' ] A. Z = RT + XL + XC B. Z = R + XL - XC C. Z * Z = R * R + (XL - XC) * (XL - XC) D. Z = R * R + (XL * XC) - (XL * XC)

In the illustrated circuit, one advantage of the capacitor coupling over direct coupling is ____________. EL-0048 A. as the frequency decreased the capacitive reactance (Xc) increases B. the amplifier becomes ... of the signal while it isolates the biasing of each stage. D. good frequency response.

When a megohmmeter is used to test the insulation of a large motor, the initial dip of the pointer toward 'zero' is caused by ____________. A. good insulation B. the capacitance of the ... of the current along the surface of dirty insulation D. the dielectric-absorption effect of the insulation

When using a megohmmeter to test the dielectric strength of wire insulation, a continuous series of slight downscale kicks by the pointer is result of ____________. A. good insulation B. the ... dirty insulation C. the capacitance of the windings D. the dielectric-absorption effect of the insulation