# Capacitance Calculator

Capacitance is defined as the ability of a system to store an electrical charge. The charge is defined as the amount of electricity or power carried by the substance. It is usually the electric potential between the plates charged by +q and -q. The unit of measurement for capacitance energy is Joules and that of the power dissipated in the capacitor in Ohms. This capacitance calculator can assist you to calculate the energy and power dissipated in capacitor based on the input values of Capacitance and Voltage.

## Calculate Energy and Power Dissipated in Capacitor

Capacitance is defined as the ability of a system to store an electrical charge. The charge is defined as the amount of electricity or power carried by the substance. It is usually the electric potential between the plates charged by +q and -q. The unit of measurement for capacitance energy is Joules and that of the power dissipated in the capacitor in Ohms. This capacitance calculator can assist you to calculate the energy and power dissipated in capacitor based on the input values of Capacitance and Voltage.

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#### Formula:

Power Dissipated in Capacitor = (V x V) / R
**Where,**
R = Resistance
V = Voltage
### Example:

Calculate the Power Dissipated in the Capacitor given the resistance as 2 and voltage as 20.

#### Solution:

Given,

Resistance = 2

Voltage = 20

Applying the values in the formula,

Power Dissipated in Capacitor = 20 x 20 / 2
= 200 Watts

You could verify the answers with the above given Capacitance Calculator.