Learning Exercise

RC Circuit Web Assignment No. 2

An online assignment using a Java applet by Michael Davidson. Tests the user on their qualitative understanding of the flow of electrons in an RC circuit when charging and discharging.
Course: Second semester, introductory physics
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Examine how electrons flow within a circuit consisting of a capacitor and battery using this tutorial. Visitors can... see more

Exercise

See http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~walkup/demonstrations/WebAssignments/RCCircuit002.htm

Requirements

Basic understanding of electrostatics.

Topics

RC Circuit, capacitor, capacitance.

Learning Objectives

To enhance a student's understanding of how current charges and discharges a capacitor, and why.