Capacitor Circuit Design Formulas

There are many formulas used in electronic circuit design including those relating to how capacitors are applied.  On this page, we present the most frequently used electronics equations that address how to design circuitry with capacitors.  If we missed a favorite of yours, share the knowledge and let us know.

Capacitors in Parallel

Peak Current
Capacitors in Series
Power Loss in a Capacitor
               
Capacitive Reactance

Self Resonant Frequency

           

Charge Across a Capacitor
        
Temperature Rise within a  Capacitor
Energy Stored in a Capacitor
Capacitor Voltage During Charge
Equivalent Series Resistance
Capacitor Voltage During Discharge
Impedance

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