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2020 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

17. Capacitors as Timers

Author : Jonathan Bartlett

Published in: Electronics for Beginners

Publisher: Apress

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Abstract

In this chapter, we are going to learn what it takes for a capacitor to charge. Once we learn this, we can use capacitors for timers—both for delaying signal and for creating an oscillating circuit.
Footnotes
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For those curious how these numbers are calculated, see Appendix D, Section D.7.3, “Time Constants.”
 
Metadata
Title
Capacitors as Timers
Author
Jonathan Bartlett
Copyright Year
2020
Publisher
Apress
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5979-5_17

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