To find the charging time of a resistor and a capacitor, the values of the components are multiplied. What would the charging time of a 1,000 ohm resitor and a 0.01 fared capacitor be?

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- Feb 28th 2008, 03:04 PMtrexElectric Math
To find the charging time of a resistor and a capacitor, the values of the components are multiplied. What would the charging time of a 1,000 ohm resitor and a 0.01 fared capacitor be?

- Feb 28th 2008, 04:30 PMtopsquark
- Apr 22nd 2008, 02:54 PMoaksoftNot Necessarily
It's not necessarily 10s.

It depends what he means by charging time.

You found the time constant but the CHARGING time is usually around at least 5 times this so 50s.