# What will happen when capacitors are connected in parallel?

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The capacity of capacitor is added and it becomes multiple of no of capacitors capacity

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Description : 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

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Description : 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

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Description : Two capacitors 25 μF and 100 μF, connected in series are charged to 120V battery. The battery is then removed. The capactitors are now connected in parallel. Find the (i) p.d. across each and (ii) energy loss in the process.

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Description : If the capacitors are connected in parallel, then the potential difference across each capacitor is A. same B. different C. zero D. infinite

Last Answer : same

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Description : In a full-wave voltage doubler, are the capacitors connected in series or in parallel with the output load?

Last Answer : In parallel.

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Description : How will the total capacitance change, when two capacitors are connected in parallel?

Last Answer : The  capacitance  will  increase  if  connected  in  parallel  because  it  will  be  like  you  have  increase  surface  area  of  a  plate  by  connecting  it  to   another.

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Description : Equivalent capacitance ‘C’ of a system of capacitors C1,C2,C3 connected in parallel is

Last Answer : Equivalent capacitance ‘C’ of a system of capacitors C1,C2,C3 connected in parallel is C = C1+C2+C3

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Last Answer : Two capacitors connected in parallel results in More capacitance.

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Description : Do capacitors in parallel have the same voltage?

Last Answer : Not same but we will get addition of both values when capacitors are connected in parallel...

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Description : In the given circuit, if the point p is connected to earth and a potential of +1200 V is given to point a, calculate the charges accquired by each of the capacitors and the potential of the point C?

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Description : Two identical capacitors 1 and 2 are connected in series to a battery of V' volts as shown in the figure. Capacitor 2 contains a dielectric slab of dielectric constant K and Q1 , Q2 are the charges stored in the capacitors repectively. Now the ... Q2 is (1) K + 1/K (2) K + 1/2 (3) K + 1/2K (4) K/2

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Description : Two capacitor C1 = 1μF and C1 = 4μF are charged to a p.d. of 100 V and 200 V respectively. The charged capacitors are now connected to each other with the terminals of opposite sign connected together. Now the energy of the system is (1) 0.012 J (2) 0.049 J (3) 0.081 J (4) 0.162 J

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Description : Four identical capacitors are connected together as shown in the figure. A battery of 6 V is connected across A and B. If the energy stored in the combination is found to be 4.5μ J, each capacitor is of capacitance. (1) 0.1μF (2) 0.625μF (3) 1.0μF (4) 5.0μF

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Description : Identical dielectric slabs are inserted into two identical capacitors A and B. These capacitors and a battery are connected as shown in figure. No

Last Answer : Identical dielectric slabs are inserted into two identical capacitors A and B. These capacitors ... , which fully appears as heat in the circuit

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Description : How are synchro capacitors connected in a circuit?

Last Answer : They are delta-connected across the stator windings.

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Description : The effective capacitance of four, 5-microfarad capacitors connected in series is: w) 0.20 microfarad x) 0.5 microfarad y) 1.0 microfarad z) 1.25 microfarad

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Description : Three capacitors with different capacitances are connected in series. Which of the following statements is TRUE? w) All three of the capacitors have the same potential difference between their plates. x ... y) The capacitance of the system depends on the voltage applied across the three capacitors.

Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- THE MAGNITUDE OF THE CHARGE IS THE SAME ON ALL OF THE CAPACITOR PLATES

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Description : A battery of 40 V and three capacitors of 1000 μF, 500 μF and 100 μF are all connected in (I) parallel and (II) series. The ratio of total charge stored in case I to that in case II is approximately  (a) 3 : 64 (b) 64 : 3 (c) 160 : 3 (d) 104 : 5

Last Answer : A battery of 40 V and three capacitors of 1000 μF, 500 μF and 100 μF are all connected in (I) parallel and (II) series. The ratio of total charge stored in case I to that in case II is approximately 104 : 5

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Description : A series combination of n1 capacitors, each of value C1 , is charged by a source of potential difference 4V. In another case, a parallel combination of n2 capacitors, each of value C2 , is charged by a source of potential ... {n_1 n_2}\) (3) $$\frac{16C_1n_2}{n_1 }$$ (4) $$\frac{2C_1n_2}{n_1 }$$

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Description : What is Law of capacitors in parallel?

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Description : Heat flux through several resistances in series in analogous to the current flowing through several (A) Resistances in parallel (B) Capacitors in series (C) Resistances in series (D) None of these

Last Answer : (C) Resistances in series

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Description : By mistake, a voltmeter is connected in series and an ammeter is connected in parallel, with a resistance in an electrical circuit. What will happen t

Last Answer : By mistake, a voltmeter is connected in series and an ammeter is connected in parallel, with a ... be damaged D. Only the voltmeter will be damaged

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Last Answer : Winding will be damaged

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Description : Why capacitors are used to improve power factor?

Last Answer :  Capacitors generate reactive power instead of that drawn from source which is required by inductive loads.so it reduce the reactive current which is drawn from source to be drawn from capacitor.This control in Electric bills cost.

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Description : State any four types of capacitors.

Last Answer : Types of capacitors: i) Air capacitor ii) Paper capacitor iii) Mica capacitor iv) Ceramic capacitor v) Electrolytic capacitor vi) Poly-carbon capacitor

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Description : What is the charge on each capacitor when a 150 V is applied across two capacitors with values 5 μF and 10 μF, connected in series? A) 500 μC B) 0.5 μC C) 0.5 C D) None of these

Last Answer : What is the charge on each capacitor when a 150 V is applied across two capacitors with values 5 μF and 10 μF, connected in series? A) 500 μC B) 0.5 μC C) 0.5 C D) None of these

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Description : For making capacitors, it is better to select a dielectric having_________.

Last Answer : For making capacitors, it is better to select a dielectric having high permittivity.

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Description : Capacitors for power factor correction are rated in?

Last Answer : Capacitors for power factor correction are rated in kVAR.

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Last Answer : Uses of ceramic capacitors is as follows :The ceramic capacitor is use in DC to DC converter.The ceramic capacitor is use with band pass and band stop filter.Ceramic capacitor ... The ceramic capacitor is uses in high frequency circuits.Ceramic capacitors are use for biasing applications.

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Description : what is equivalent resistance when four 4 Ohm resistors are connected in i) series ii) parallel

Last Answer : equivalent resistance

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Last Answer : Req= (1/1200 +1/560 + 1/2.1)^-1        = 2.1 ohms RT= 2.1 + 7.8      = 9.9 ohms IT = V/R = 24/9.9                = 2.4 A Veq= R I =  2.1 2 ... 7.8         = 12.096 w                 = 44.928 w _________________________________________ By: Ellis-Junior Kamatjipose [email protected]

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Description : Two heater wires of equal length are connected first in series and then in parallel. The ratio of heat generated from series to parallel connection will be (a) 4 : 1 (b) 2 : 1 (c) 1 : 2 (d) 1 : 4

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Description : When two 100 kΩ resistors are connected in parallel, net resistance is

Last Answer : When two 100 kΩ resistors are connected in parallel, net resistance is 50 kΩ

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Description : When four resistances of 2W 1W; 5W 2W; 10W 5W and 15W 10 W are connected in parallel, the greatest power is absorbed by • 2 W, 1 W • 5 W, 2 W • 10 W, 5W • 15 W, 10 W

Last Answer : When four resistances of 2W 1W; 5W 2W; 10W 5W and 15W 10 W are connected in parallel, the greatest power is absorbed by 2 W, 1 W

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Description : Consider a circuit with three parallel branches connected across a DC supply. What is the ratio of the branch currents I1 : I2 : I3 if the branch resistances are in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 4 respectively? A) 2 : 3 : 4 B) 6 : 4 : 3 C) 4 : 3 : 2 D) None of these

Last Answer : Consider a circuit with three parallel branches connected across a DC supply. What is the ratio of the branch currents I1 : I2 : I3 if the branch resistances are in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 4 respectively? A) 2 : 3 : 4 B) 6 : 4 : 3 C) 4 : 3 : 2 D) None of these

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Description : When three resistors with unequal values are connected in parallel, _______ A) The current across the resistors is the same  B) The voltage drop across the resistors is the same C) The voltage drops across the resistors is proportional to the resistance of each resistor D) None of these

Last Answer : When three resistors with unequal values are connected in parallel, The voltage drop across the resistors is the same

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Description : Consider a circuit with four 10 Ω resistors connected in parallel and the current flowing through the circuit is 5 A. What will be the current if the above 4 resistors are connected in parallel? A) 5 A B) 50 A C) 500 A D) None of these

Last Answer : Consider a circuit with four 10 Ω resistors connected in parallel and the current flowing through the circuit is 5 A. What will be the current if the above 4 resistors are connected in parallel? A) 5 A B) 50 A C) 500 A D) None of these

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Description : A coil of inductance 240 mH and resistance 75 Ohm is connected in parallel with a capacitor across a 30 V, variable frequency supply. The current drawn by the circuit is found to be minimum when the supply frequency is 1 kHz. The ... (A) 40, 400 Hz (B) 10, 100 Hz (C) 20, 50 Hz (D) 50, 20 Hz

Last Answer : A coil of inductance 240 mH and resistance 75 Ohm is connected in parallel with a capacitor across a 30 V, variable frequency supply. The current drawn by the circuit is found to be minimum ... supply frequency is 1 kHz. The approximate values of Q-factor and bandwidth are, respectively 20, 50 Hz

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Description : A network consists of several inductances connected in parallel. The equivalent inductance of the network is given by (A) the sum of the individual inductances. (B) the reciprocal of the ... of individual inductances. (D) the reciprocal of the sum of reciprocals of individual inductances.

Last Answer : A network consists of several inductances connected in parallel. The equivalent inductance of the network is given by the reciprocal of the sum of reciprocals of individual inductances.

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Description : Two transformers having the same p.u. impedance connected in parallel share the connected load (A) equally (B) in proportion to the respective ratings (C) in proportion to the voltage ratio (D) in proportion to the zero phase displacement

Last Answer : Two transformers having the same p.u. impedance connected in parallel share the connected load in proportion to the respective ratings

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Description : When an additional resistor is connected across an existing parallel circuit, the total resistance: A. remains the same B. decreases by the value of the added resistor C. increases by the value of the added resistor D. decreases

Last Answer : When an additional resistor is connected across an existing parallel circuit, the total resistance: decreases

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Description : Three lamps are connected in parallel across a 120 Volt source. If one lamp burns out, the remaining two will be: A. Glow dimmer B. Glow brighter C. Not light D. Glow with the same brightness as before

Last Answer : Glow with the same brightness as before

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Description : The number of parallel paths in armature winding of four pole wave winding connected dc machine having 22 coil sides is (1) 4 (2) 22 (3) 2 (4) 11

Last Answer : Ans- Option (3) because wave winding always have 2 parallel paths

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Description :  The number of parallel paths in the armature winding of a 4 -pole, wave connected d.c. machine having 28 coilside is : -  a) 28 b) 14 c) 4 d) 2

Last Answer : 2

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Description : 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

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Description : What is the equivalent resistance of a network having 5 resistors of each 10ohm connected in parallel?  (A) 10 Ohms (B) 50 Ohms (C) 500 Ohms (D) 2 Ohms

Last Answer : D) 2 ohms Solution: 1/Rt = (1/R)(n) 1/Rt = (1/10) (5) 1/Rt = 5/10    Rt = 2 ohms

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Description : Three resistors of 4 Ω, 6 Ω and 9 Ω are connected in parallel. Which resistor consumes the maximum power?  (A) 4 Ω (B) 6 Ω (C) 9 Ω (D) 17 Ω

Last Answer : (c) 9 ohm

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Description : When ‘n’ resistances each of value ‘r’ are connected in parallel, then the resultant resistance is ‘x’. When these ‘n’ resistances are connected in series, total resistance is  (A) n2X (B) X/n (C) n2/X (D) nX2