capacitor


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condenser

 [kon-den´ser]
1. a vessel or apparatus for condensing gases or vapors.
2. a device for illuminating microscopic objects.
4. a dental tool used to pack filling material in a cavity.

ca·pac·i·tor

(kă-pas'i-ter, -tōr),
1. A device for holding a charge of electricity.
See also: capacitance.
2. A substance or protein with a capacity to buffer or an ability to retain or hold.
See also: capacitance.
Synonym(s): condenser (4)

capacitor

A device used to store electrical energy by accumulating charge on conductors situated close to each other, allowing energy storage and use in an electrical field.

Core elements, capacitator
Two or more electrical conductors separated by a insulator.

ca·pac·i·tor

(kă-pas'i-tŏr)
A device for holding a charge of electricity.
Synonym(s): condenser (4) .
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The top-end aluminum electrolytic capacitor has such merits as long service life, low resistance, large ripple current resistance and quite high a working temperature limit, so has it the rather high added value.
Figure 1 shows an example of DC bias on capacitance for a 22 [micro]F, 35 V 1210 capacitor (35 V is the highest voltage 22 [micro]F capacitor available in the 1210 case size).
Another 100-MVAR capacitor bank was installed and energized in NGCP's San Jose substation on March 30, while a 25-MVAR capacitor bank was commissioned in NGCP's Tuguegarao substation on the same day.
To investigate the effect of capacitor size on air delivered to the engine, we constructed a theoretical model for capacitor pressure drop with the following assumptions: (1) the expansion of air from the capacitor into the cylinder is adiabatic, (2) the pressure inside the capacitor starts at the turbocharger pressure, (3) during the intake stroke, the volume of the system increases to the sum of the volume of the capacitor and the engine, and (4) ideal gas behavior of air.
'The CONDIS product line has been regarded as a reliable provider of high voltage capacitors for circuit breakers and dividers for two decades,' said Lijiang Chi, Chief Engineer and Vice GM of XJ, a participant in the ZhangBei DC Grid Project.
When developed further, the scientists believe their flux capacitor can be used to create better electronics for mobile phones and WiFi antennas.
At time t = [t.sub.1], when the charge voltage of the capacitor C becomes higher than the SDV voltage [U.sub.C] > [U.sub.SDV], the thyristor commutator [VT.sub.1] is unlocked.
Yoshimura, "An aluminum solid electrolytic capacitor with an electroconducting-polymer electrolyte," Synthetic Metals, vol.
The company will launch the capacitor in January 2018.
This paper offers a novel approach to the service life prediction of electrolytic capacitor. Likewise, the prediction is carried out based on state evaluation results.
Polypropylene capacitor films are used in the production of dry, metalised capacitors for a variety of applications, but specifically in automotive applications for hybrid and electric motor systems there is a need for high thermal stability and low volume in order to save space and reduce costs for the cooling systems.
Qatar is working to introduce medium voltage capacitor banks in order to optimise the efficiency of its distribution system.

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