# Capacitor Tutorial

Characteristics

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

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