Capacitor Circuit Design Formulas

There are many formulas used in electronic circuit design including those relating to how capacitors are applied.  On this page, we present the most frequently used electronics equations that address how to design circuitry with capacitors.  If we missed a favorite of yours, share the knowledge and let us know.

Capacitors in Parallel
Capacitors in Parallel
Peak Current
Peak Current
Capacitors in Series
Capacitors in Series
Power Loss in a Capacitor
Power Loss in a Capacitor
Capacitive Reactance
Capacitive Reactance
Self Resonant Frequency
Self Resonant Frequency
Charge Across a Capacitor
Charge Across a Capacitor
Temperature Rise within a Capacitor
Temperature Rise within a Capacitor
Energy Stored in a Capacitor
Energy Stored in a Capacitor
Capacitor Voltage During Charge
Capacitor Voltage During Charge
Equivalent Series Resistance
Equivalent Series Resistance
Capacitor Voltage During Discharge
Capacitor Voltage During Discharge
Impedance
Impedance