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The Potential Difference in RC Circuit Calculator will calculate the:

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

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] |

Potential difference between the capacitor plates calculation |
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∆V_{1} = ε × (1 - e^{- t/R × C})∆V _{1} = × (1 - e^{- t/ × })∆V _{1} = × (1 - e^{- t/})∆V _{1} = × (1 - e^{ })∆V _{1} = × (1 - )∆V _{1} = × ∆V _{1} = |

Potential difference between the plates of capacitor when discharging it |

∆V_{2} = ε × e^{- t/R × C}∆V _{1} = × e^{- t/ × }∆V _{1} = × e^{- t/}∆V _{1} = × e^{ }∆V _{1} = × ∆V _{1} = |

Potential Difference In Rc Circuit Calculator Input Values |

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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∆V_{1} = ε × (1 - e^{- t/R × C})

∆V_{2} = ε × e^{- t/R × C}

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