# Potential Difference in RC Circuit Calculator

The Potential Difference in RC Circuit Calculator will calculate the:

1. Potential difference at any instant during the charging of capacitor through a resistor in a RC circuit
2. Potential difference at any instant during the discharging of capacitor through a resistor in a RC circuit

Calculator Settings: Medium is considered as uniform. The conducting wires used for the circuit and resistor are considered to be the same thickness everywhere.

 🖹 Normal View🗖 Full Page View Calculator Precision (Decimal Places)0123456789101112131415 Electromotive force of the source (ε) V Resistance of the resistor (R) Ω Capacitance of capacitor (C) F Time elapsed (t) s
Potential difference between the capacitor plates calculation The potential difference at any instant during the charging of capacitor through a resistor in a RC circuit is V [Volt] The potential difference at any instant during the discharging of capacitor through a resistor in a RC circuit is V [Volt] ∆V1 = ε × (1 - e- t/R × C)∆V1 = × (1 - e- t/ × )∆V1 = × (1 - e- t/)∆V1 = × (1 - e )∆V1 = × (1 - )∆V1 = × ∆V1 = ∆V2 = ε × e- t/R × C∆V1 = × e- t/ × ∆V1 = × e- t/∆V1 = × e ∆V1 = × ∆V1 = Electromotive force of the source (ε) V [Volt] Resistance of the resistor (R) Ω [Ohm] Capacitance of capacitor (C) F [Farad] Time elapsed (t) s [second]

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## Potential difference between the capacitor plates Formula and Calculation

∆V1 = ε × (1 - e- t/R × C)

## Potential difference between the plates of capacitor when discharging it Formula and Calculation

∆V2 = ε × e- t/R × C

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