Capacitor Shunt Resistance

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Definition:                           

Equation

Parameters

Diagram

 

Calculate Shunt Resistance of a Capacitor:              top

Parameter

Value

Units

Special Values

Inputs:

er (diel. const.)
ρ (resistivity)  
C (capacitance)  
         

Outputs:

R (impedance)

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Notes:                                                                       top

bulletGot this from Dave L. Johnson (now with Titan, PSD)
bulletThe basic relationship is  
bulletThe same relationship was used (before field plotting programs) to calculate the capacitance of strange shapes by measuring the resistance of conductive paper cut to that shape.

Copyright 2000-2001  Raymond J. Allen