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Q. In the circuit shown in the figure (Figure 1), both capacitors are initially charged to 50.0 V. Part A) How long after closing the switch S will th...

Solved • Feb 26, 2021

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Q. A heart pacemaker fires exactly 69 times a minute, each time a 29.0 nF capacitor is charged (by a battery in series with a resistor) to 0.732 of it...

Solved • Feb 10, 2021

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Q. a. Consider a candy jar, initially with 1000 candies. You walk past it once each hour. Since you don't want anyone to notice that you're taking can...

Solved • Feb 10, 2021

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Q. You have an RC timing circuit made from three capacitors, each C and in parallel with each other, and one resistor R. You want to change the RC tim...

Solved • Jan 27, 2021

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Q. A circuit is constructed with four resistors, one capacitor, one battery and a switch as shown. The values for the resistors are: R1 = R2 = 45 Ω, R...

Solved • Dec 16, 2020

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Q. Which of the following statements are correct for the RC circuit shown? Select true or false for each statement.You may assume that when the switch...

Solved • Dec 4, 2020

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Q. A) Draw a circuit with: two batteries in series, one capacitors, one switch, one light bulb. Add to the circuit an voltmeter measuring the capacito...

Solved • Nov 3, 2020

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Q. Signal propagation in the nervous system can be modeled as:A. A resistor network.B. A wave of electricity that travels down conducting tissue.C. A ...

Solved • Sep 28, 2020

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Q. A capacitor with capacitance C is initially charged with charge q. At time t = 0, a switch is thrown to close the circuit connecting the capacitor ...

Solved • Sep 22, 2020

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Q. A 20 μF capacitor initially charged to 25 μC is discharged through a 1.1 kΩ resistor. How long does it take to reduce the capacitor's charge to 10 μC?

Solved • Sep 22, 2020

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Q. What is the time constant (units ms) for the discharge of the capacitor?

Solved • Sep 22, 2020

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Q. Two capacitors of capacitance 3C and 5C (where C = 0.13 F) are connected in series with a resistor of resistance R Randomized Variables R=5.5 Ω If ...

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

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Q. Two capacitors of capacitance 3C and 5C (where C = 0.13 F) are connected in series with a resistor of resistance R Randomized Variables R=5.5 Ω How...

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

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Q. Learning Goal: To study the behavior of a circuit containing a resistor and a charged capacitor when the capacitor begins to discharge.  A capacito...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

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Q. Consider the circuit shown with R1 = 25 Ω; R2 = 33 Ω;  C1 = 12 μF; C2 = 23 μF; C3 = 46 μF and V = 6.0 VDraw an equivalent circuit with one resistor...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

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Q. The duration of a photographic flash is related to an RC time constant, which is 0.200 µs for a certain camera.(a) If the resistance of the flash l...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

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Q. A heart defibrillator being used on a patient has an RC time constant of 10.0 ms due to the resistance of the patient and the capacitance of the de...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

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Q. A 480 ohm resistor, an uncharged 1.65 microfarad capacitor, and a battery with a 6.19 V potential difference are connected in series.a) what is the...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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Q. Initially, the switch in the figure to the right is open and the capacitor is uncharged. How much charge flows through the switch after the switch ...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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Q. A circuit is constructed with four resistors, one capacitor, one battery and a switch as shown. The values for the resistors are: R1 = R2 = 36 Ω, R...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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Q. The timing device in an automobile's intermittent wiper system is based on an RC time constant and utilizes a 0.500-μF capacitor and a variable res...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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Q. At what time has the current in the 8 Ω resistor decayed to half the value it had immediately after the switch was closed?

Solved • Jul 13, 2020

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Q. Suppose that R = 5 kΩ 12 and C = 3 uF.What is the time constant for the discharge of the capacitors in (Figure 1)? Express your answer to two signi...

Solved • Jul 1, 2020

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Q. What is the time constant for the discharge of the capacitors in Figure EX28.33?

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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Q. The switch in the figure has been in position "a" for a long time. It is changed to position "b" at t = 0 s.A. What is the charge Q on the capacito...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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Q. The switch in the figure has been in position a for a long time. It is changed to position b at t = 0 s.A. What is the charge Q on the capacitor at...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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Q. True or FalseWhen the current I is positive, the measured VOLTAGE IN 2 will be negative.

Solved • May 31, 2020

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Q. True or FalseWhen the current I is positive, the capacitor charge Q is decreasing. 

Solved • May 31, 2020

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Q. True or FalseWhen the capacitor charge Q is positive, the measured VOLTAGE IN 1 is positive. 

Solved • May 31, 2020

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Q. True or FalseThe transient currents that flow in this experiment decay exponentially to zero. 

Solved • May 31, 2020

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Q. RC Circuit Analysis After the switch has been closed a very long time, what is the voltage across the capacitor?

Solved • May 28, 2020

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Q. RC Circuit Analysis After the switch has been closed a very long time, what is the current through the 10Ω? resistor? 

Solved • May 28, 2020

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Q. RC Circuit Analysis After the switch is closed, does the current through the resistor increase, decrease or stay the same? 

Solved • May 28, 2020

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Q. RC Circuit Analysis Immediately after the switch is closed, what is the charge on the capacitor? 

Solved • May 28, 2020

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Q. RC Circuit Analysis Immediately after the switch is closed, what is the voltage across the capacitor? 

Solved • May 28, 2020

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Q. RC Circuit Analysis When the switch is open, what is the voltage across the capacitor? 

Solved • May 28, 2020

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Q. Which capacitor discharges more quickly after the switch is closed?A. Capacitor AB. Capacitor BC. They discharge at the same rate.D. We can’t say w...

Solved • May 26, 2020

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Q. The switch in the figure has been in position a for a long time. It is changed to position b at t = 0 s.A. What is the charge Q on the capacitor im...

Solved • May 21, 2020

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Q. True or FalseThe capacitor charge Q exponentially decays to zero when the RELAY is thrown to position N.O. 

Solved • May 21, 2020

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Q. RC Circuit Analysis When the switch is open, what is the current through the 10Ω resistor? 

Solved • May 21, 2020

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Q. The duration of a photographic flash is related to an RC time constant, which is 0.100μF for a certain camera. (a) If the resistance of the flash l...

Solved • May 21, 2020

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Q. The capacitor in the figure shown is initially uncharged. The switch is closed at t = 0.What is the final charge on the capacitor?

Solved • May 20, 2020

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Q. Draw the circuit diagram for the circuit of (Figure 1).Choose the correct options.

Solved • May 19, 2020

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Q. A fully charged capacitor is in a circuit with a resistor and an initially open switch. What happens to the charge on the capacitor immediately aft...

Solved • May 19, 2020

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Q. The capacitor in the figure shown is initially uncharged. The switch is closed at t = 0.Immediately after the switch is closed, what is the current...

Solved • May 18, 2020

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Q. Suppose that R = 5 kΩ and C = 5μFWhat is the time constant for the discharge of the capacitors in? Express your answer to two significant figures a...

Solved • May 13, 2020

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Q. A heart pacemaker fires 72 times a minute. Each time a 40.0-nF capacitor is charged (by a battery in series with a resistor) to 0.632 of its full v...

Solved • May 7, 2020

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Q. The switch in the figure has been closed for a very long time.Part A What is the charge on the capacitor?Part B The switch is opened at . t= 0 s At...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. What is the time constant for the discharge of the capacitor in the figure?

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. The switch in the figure has been in position a for a long time. It is changed to position b at t=0s.a) What is the charge Q on the capacitor immed...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. The switch in the figure (Figure 1) has been in position a for a long time. It is changed to position b at t=0s.Part AWhat is the charge Q on the c...

Solved • Apr 14, 2020

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Q. A capacitor with capacitance C is initially charged with charge q. At time t = 0, a switch is thrown to close the circuit connecting the capacitor ...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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Q. A circuit is wired up as shown below. The capacitor is initially uncharged and switches S1 and S2 are initially open.1) What is the voltage across ...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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Q. A parallel-plate vacuum capacitor is connected to a battery and charged until the stored electric energy is U. The battery is removed, and then a d...

Solved • Apr 7, 2020

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Q. A 20 μF capacitor initially charged to 25 μC is discharged through a 1.5 kΩ resistor. How long does it take to reduce the capacitor's charge to 10 μC?

Solved • Mar 11, 2020

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Q. Consider the RC circuit shown in the figure below where a light bulb and a capacitor, initially uncharged are connected in series to a battery with...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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Q. Consider the RC circuit shown in the figure below where a light bulb and a capacitor, initially uncharged are connected in series to a battery with...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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Q. Consider the RC circuit shown in the figure below where a light bulb and a capacitor, initially uncharged are connected in series to a battery with...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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Q. An initially uncharged capacitor, C, is connected in series to a resistor, R, a battery, ΔV, and a switch. The switch is initially open. The switch...

Solved • Apr 28, 2017

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Q. Consider the circuit shown in the sketch. Initially, the switch is open and the capacitor is uncharged. What is the voltage across the resistor jus...

Solved • Jan 27, 2017

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Q. In the circuit show in the sketch the battery emf is ε = 48.0 V, R = 8.0 Ω, and C = 4.0 x 10-6 F. Initially the switch is open and the charge on th...

Solved • Jan 23, 2017

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Q. In which of the two circuits shown in the figure will the capacitors charge more slowly when the switch is closed?  (a) Circuit (a) (b) Circuit (...

Solved • Jan 20, 2017

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Q. A 1.0 μF capacitor is charged until it acquires a potential difference of 900.0 V across its plates, then the emf source is removed. If the capacit...

Solved • Jan 10, 2017

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Q. In the circuit shown below, both capacitors are initially charged to 45.0 V. How long after closing the switch S will the potential across each cap...

Solved • Jan 9, 2017