Capacitor Tutorial

Capacitor Specifications

Capacitors in Series and in Parallel
What does the Voltage Rating on a Capacitor Mean?
Capacitor Specifications/Characteristics
How to Calculate the Current Through a Capacitor
How to Calculate the Voltage Across a Capacitor
Capacitive Reactance
Capacitor Equations
Tantalum Capacitor Polarity Markings
How to Read a Tantalum Capacitor

Capacitor Schematic Symbols
Capacitor Schematic Symbols

Types of Capacitors
Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors
What is a NPO Ceramic Capacitor?
Tantalum Capacitors
Polyester Capacitors
Polypropylene Capacitors
Silver Mica Capacitors
Polystyrene Capacitors
Polycarbonate Capacitors
Paper Capacitors

Capacitor Use in Circuits
What are Capacitors Used For?
What is a Coupling Capacitor?
What is a Decoupling Capacitor?
What is a Bypass Capacitor?
What is a Smoothing Capacitor?
Filter Capacitor- Explained
Capacitive Voltage Divider

Unwanted Capacitance
What is Stray Capacitance?

Measuring Capacitance
How to Measure Capacitance

Troubleshooting Capacitors
How to Test a Capacitor

Capacitor Circuits
RC Circuits
RC Time Constant of a Capacitor
Capacitor Charging
Capacitor Discharging
LC Circuits
How to Build an LC Resonant Circuit
How to Build an LC Tank Circuit
Peak Detector Circuit
Peak Voltage Detector Circuit
Filter Circuits
How to Build a Passive Bandpass Filter Circuit

Capacitor Calculators
Capacitor Code Calculator
Series and Parallel Capacitor Calculator
Capacitance Calculator
Capacitor Charge Calculator
Capacitor Current Calculator
Capacitor Voltage Calculator (from current)
Capacitor Voltage Calculator (from charge)
Capacitor Impedance Calculator
Capacitor Charging Calculator
Capacitor Discharge Calculator
Capacitor Energy Calculator
Capacitor Voltage Divider Calculator
Tolerance Calculator
Parts Per Million (PPM) Calculator
Bypass Capacitor Calculator