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An air capacitor is charged to a certain potential difference.it is then immersed in oil .What happens to its(a)capacitance(b)charge(c)potential.

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  1. Shayaan_Mustafa
    • 5 years ago
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    As we know air filled capacitor is said to be no dielectric medium. Hence air filled capacitor has dielectric constant of ~1(at 1atm of air) While for oil, this constant becomes near to ~42.5. Do you know why we use dielectric medium? I assume you know it. It used to increase the capacitance and then of course charge too. Then what about potential?? Estimate it to me. Regards, Read my Profile. :)

  2. anonymous
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    capacitance will be incresed as \[\epsilon \times a\] is directle proportional to \[\epsilon\] and ϵ is more in oil.

  3. anonymous
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    What happens to the charge and potential depends on whether or not the battery used to charge the capacitor is disconnected before it is immersed in oil.

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