Please tell me about parallel plate capacitor. Can it be connected to a battery? If yes,how?

Asked by Manoj | 11th May, 2013, 06:46: PM

Expert Answer:

Parallel plate capacitor comprises of two flat metallic parallel plates separates by very small distance. The capacitance is given by C = e0A/d where A is the cross sectional area of the plate, which d is the distance between 2 plates. 
Yes, a parallel plate capacitor can be connected to a battery using electrical wires. Furthermore, unlike other devices, a capacitor can be connected to a battery in any orientation. 

Answered by  | 12th May, 2013, 01:04: AM

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