# What will happen when capacitors are connected in parallel?

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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...

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

Description : How are synchro capacitors connected in a circuit?

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

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

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

Description : What is Law of capacitors in parallel?

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

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

Last Answer : Winding will be damaged

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.

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

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

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.

Description : Capacitors for power factor correction are rated in?

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

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.

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Last Answer : If two resistances of 10 Ω and 10 Ω are connected in parallel the equivalent resistance is 5 Ω.

Last Answer : Three elements having conductance G1 , G2 and G3 are connected in parallel. Their combined conductance will be  G1 + G2 +G3

Description : Four identical resistors are first connected in parallel and then in series. The resultant resistance of the first combination to the second will be

Last Answer : Four identical resistors are first connected in parallel and then in series. The resultant resistance of the first combination to the second will be  1 / 16 times.

Description : When n resistances each of value r are connected in parallel, then resultant resistance is x. When these n resistances are connected in series, total resistance is

Last Answer : When n resistances each of value r are connected in parallel, then resultant resistance is x. When these n resistances are connected in series, total resistance is n2 x.

Last Answer : Loud Speakers are always connected in parallel on Both of them.

Description : why the electrical appliances are connected in parallel ?

Last Answer : If the appliances connected in series if one of the appliances fails to work other appliances also doesn't work because the current doesn't flow in the appliances.so ,we connect appliances in parallel that if any one of the appliances fails to work it doesn't effect other appliances .

Description : if the resistance is connected in parallel the total resistance decreases why?

Last Answer : Because if the resistances are connected in parallel it provide a conducting path for current to flow. So more the current paths less the resistance

Description : Which of the following will happen if a voltmeter is connected like an ammeter in series to the load ? (A) There will be almost no current in the circuit. (B) The meter will burn. (C) The measurement will be trio high. (D)  A very high current will flow.

Last Answer : Which of the following will happen if a voltmeter is connected like an ammeter in series to the load ? (A) There will be almost no current in the circuit. (B) The meter will burn. (C) The measurement will be trio high. (D)  A very high current will flow.

Description : What will happen if the primary of a transformer is connected to D.C. supply?  (A) Transformer will operate with low efficiency (B) Transformer will operate with high efficiency (C) No effect (D) Transformer may start to smoke and burn

Last Answer : What will happen if the primary of a transformer is connected to D.C. supply?  (A) Transformer will operate with low efficiency (B) Transformer will operate with high efficiency (C) No effect (D) Transformer may start to smoke and burn

Description : What would happen if a power transformer designed for operation on 50 Hz (frequency) were connected to a 500 Hz (frequency) source of the same voltage:  (A) Eddy Current and Hysteresis losses will be ... Current will be too much high  (C) Transformer may start to smoke and burn  (D) No effect

Last Answer : What would happen if a power transformer designed for operation on 50 Hz (frequency) were connected to a 500 Hz (frequency) source of the same voltage:  (A) Eddy Current and Hysteresis losses will be ... will be too much high  (C) Transformer may start to smoke and burn  (D) No effect

Description : If a cell connection is reversed in parallel group, what will happen? A. Open circuit B. All cells will be equally charged C. short circuit D. Nothing will happen

Last Answer : If a cell connection is reversed in parallel group, what will happen?  Open circuit