Science

PhysicsQ&A LibraryA. Consider an air-filled charged capacitor. How can its capacitance be increased?Increase the charge on the capacitor.Decrease the charge on the capacitor.Increase the spacing between the plates of the capacitor.Decrease the spacing between the plates of the capacitor.Increase the length of the wires leading to the capacitor plates.B. Consider a charged parallel-plate capacitor. How can its capacitance be halved?Double the charge.Double the plate area.Double the plate separation.Halve the charge.Halve the plate area.Halve the plate separation.C. Consider a charged parallel-plate capacitor. Which combination of changes would quadruple its capacitance?Double the charge and double the plate area.Double the charge and double the plate separation.Halve the charge and double the plate separation.Halve the charge and double the plate area.Halve the plate separation and double the plate area.Double the plate separation and halve the plate area.Question

Asked Feb 11, 2020

16 views

A. Consider an air-filled charged capacitor. How can its capacitance be increased?

Increase the charge on the capacitor.

Decrease the charge on the capacitor.

Increase the spacing between the plates of the capacitor.

Decrease the spacing between the plates of the capacitor.

Increase the length of the wires leading to the capacitor plates.

B. Consider a charged parallel-plate capacitor. How can its capacitance be halved?

Double the charge.

Double the plate area.

Double the plate separation.

Halve the charge.

Halve the plate area.

Halve the plate separation.

C. Consider a charged parallel-plate capacitor. Which combination of changes would quadruple its capacitance?

Double the charge and double the plate area.

Double the charge and double the plate separation.

Halve the charge and double the plate separation.

Halve the charge and double the plate area.

Halve the plate separation and double the plate area.

Double the plate separation and halve the plate area.

Step 1

A.

For an air filled charged capacitor, the capacitance can be incr...

Tagged in

Find answers to questions asked by student like you

Show more Q&A

Q: In the following exercises assume that there's no damping.

A: Click to see the answer

Q: A ball is thrown up with a speed of 20 m/s. How long is it in the air (up and down)? How high does i...

A: when the ball reaches at maximum height the final speed of the ball will be zero. therefore, the t...

Q: 15. A mass of one kg stretches a spring 49 cm in equilibrium. A dashpot attached to the spring suppl...

A: Given It is also given that the object is initially displaced 10 cm above equilibrium and with a do...

Q: Anna is riding a bicycle at a certain speed then stops pedaling and slows down to a half of her orig...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: A hollow sphere has a uniform volume charge density of 3.61 nC/m3. The inner radius is a = 11.0 cm a...

A: According to the Gauss ‘law

Q: A planet is 4.5 light years from Earth. A spaceship is able to fly at 0.9c. How long would it take t...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: The directions of the two forces and the acceleration must be identified. Create the free-...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: Find the net electric flux through the spherical closed surface shown in the figure below. The two c...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson needs to escape from the fourth floor of a burning building (in a movie). ...

A: According to the equation of motion for the desk is, According to the equation of motion for the pe...