**The Amount Of Capacitance Of A Capacitor** – The capacity of a capacitor is the ratio of the amount of electric charge to the voltage of the capacitor.

## Basic Formula Capacitance

### C = Q / V

Information :

C = Capacity in farad units

Q = Electric charge in Coulomb units

V = Capacitor voltage in Volt units

If calculated by the formula C = 0.0885 D / d. Then the capacity is in units of Piko Farad.

D = the area of the plate that is facing each other and affecting each other in units of cm 2.

d = distance between plates in units of cm.

## 1 farad understanding

f the voltage between plates is **1 volt** and the amount of electric charge on the plate is **1 coulomb**, then the ability to store electricity is called **1 farad**.

In reality capacitors are made with units under 1 farad. Most electrolytic capacitors are made from 1 microfarad to several millifarads. Variable capacitors have a large physical size but the capacitance value is very small, only up to hundreds of picofarads.

## Capasitance Calcuator

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