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Re: Caps in series
In a message dated 7/1/99 5:27:19 AM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
writes:
<< I know that if I wire two 5Kv .01uF capacitors in series I'll end up with
a
10Kv .005uF cap but what happens when I put in a third capacitor that has
the
same ratings? does the uF rating drop by half again (15Kv .0025) or is it
1/3
of the original rating now (15Kv .00333~)...or is there a completely
different set of equations for finding this out? >>
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Use the product over the sum equasion for two caps. in series. (C1 x C2) /
(C1 + C2) Take the results of this and treat it as a new C1. Do again using
the third cap as C2.
Rich Sebzda