WOLFRAM

DEMONSTRATIONS
PROJECT
Capacitors in Circuits
circuit
type
parallel
series
capacitance
of
C
1
(
farads
)
5
capacitance
of
C
2
(
farads
)
5
voltage
(
volts
)
10
V
+

C
1
+
V
1

C
2
+
V
2

C
T
=
5
F
+
5
F
=
10
F
V
1
=
V
2
=
10
V
Q
1
=
5
F
×
10
V
=
50
C
Q
2
=
5
F
×
10
V
=
50
C
Q
T
=
10
F
×
10
V
=
100
C
=
Q
1
+
Q
2
This Demonstration allows you to visualize circuits with capacitors in series or in parallel along with the respective changes in total capacitance, voltage, and charge.