How CAPACITORS Work (ElectroBOOM101-006)

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shadow 1339
shadow 1339 Prieš dieną
better teaching in this feild than my school
Damien Laurentin
Damien Laurentin Prieš 2 dienas
Brightening!! Thanks a lot !
Perpetually_Biased Prieš 2 dienas
7:15 how do capacitors charge with AC input then?
Mateusz Grządziel
Mateusz Grządziel Prieš 8 dienų
Hey Mehdi, I've seen every single video you've posted so far and I've gotta say.. I NEED MORE OF ELECTROBOOM 101 IN MY LIFE !
Youssof Asiry
Youssof Asiry Prieš 9 dienų
Thanks for your information Ihave question about positive charge it will suck from other plate due to dielectric material?
kanbisk Prieš 9 dienų
I have an old sewing machine, In where motor is there is a 0,1uf 250v Rifa capacitor. Which is exploded and leaked out some kind of brown mess. I was wondering, I was told that its a suppression filter. Do I need to have it and can use the machine without? Thanks
Darya Zanjanpour
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freezejr2000 Prieš 10 dienų
nice secret calculus lesson lol
James B
James B Prieš 10 dienų
1 million views exactly now
At A Glimpse
At A Glimpse Prieš 16 dienų
Just watch this video in 2x playback speed.
Yugam Anand
Yugam Anand Prieš 25 dienų
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Vaibhav Rai
Vaibhav Rai Prieš 27 dienų
What a great teacher you are!! Hats off
vinay sai krishna Chandakanna
vinay sai krishna Chandakanna Prieš 28 dienų
6:10 to 6:21 🤣🤣😂
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daniel p
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alexanderdol Prieš mėn
How do physics 2 professors do t use your videos.
Sadik Alam Cool
Sadik Alam Cool Prieš mėn
I like the idiocy shown in the video
El Majico
El Majico Prieš mėn
we need crash course on how to read wiring diagrams
DGlegend Prieš mėn
I am hopefully finishing network theory II soon and I want to die.
Karanveer Singh
Karanveer Singh Prieš mėn
Students of class 12 specially indians can learn physics here rather wasting time with other teachers
Sai Kiran
Sai Kiran Prieš mėn
so u say passing ac through a capacitor does have no effect and it jus functions like a conductor? so a capacitor is jus like a piece of wire while working with ac? i really want know!
Sai Kiran
Sai Kiran Prieš mėn
@The Great Zoom Thank you v much for taking your time to write such a detailed reply
The Great Zoom
The Great Zoom Prieš mėn
It depends on the frequency of the AC signal and how the capacitor is set up. At high frequencies, a capacitor in series will act like a short but at low frequencies or at DC it will appear open. If the capacitor is in parallel, these things are reversed and high frequency signals will make the capacitor open and low frequency will short. This happens because capacitors can only charge/discharge at a certain speed. If the signal is changing very quickly a series capacitor will never reach equilibrium and continues to let current flow. Technically, it won't be a short because the capacitor actually acts a little bit like a resistor in this case, only instead of having resistance it has what we call "impedance". This is because the capacitor charges/discharges slower the closer it gets to full/empty. If you had to do the math on something like this, that's actually where imaginary numbers start coming into play.
Daniel PJCO
Daniel PJCO Prieš mėn
Doping an electron.... Is that what u meant by "Bribing" on 0:55.. ??
Jasbir Singh
Jasbir Singh Prieš mėn
Hello sir Can I replace 16v 1000uf to 16v 3300uf ? Atx power supply for car amplifier
make a video about transistores please!!!!!!!
FR82 _
FR82 _ Prieš mėn
ciao prof so che leggerà questo commento :)
AULIS A.O.T Prieš mėn
3:35 UOOPS
邪王真眼りっか Prieš mėn
This video is much more useful than what my school taught
Shahid Parvez
Shahid Parvez Prieš mėn
4.07 I've ever seen in my life😂😂
4NT1MATT3R Prieš mėn
This man teaching calculus unknowingly - for example at the end that periodic function that travels through the peak positive and negative voltage charges is the derivative of sin(x) which is cos(x)
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Jeff Truck
Jeff Truck Prieš mėn
Excellent Video Man! Knowledge + Humor = Success
MECRA TECH Prieš 2 mėnesius
Ali Vatandoust
Ali Vatandoust Prieš 2 mėnesius
You are a true genius man, the way you explain complicated concepts is really outstanding. Good job!
priyansh Prieš 2 mėnesius
0:57 James is a girl!... My whole life is a lie.
ScienceNick Prieš 2 mėnesius
danial shahabi
danial shahabi Prieš 2 mėnesius
Where is he from?
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Kono Dio da
Kono Dio da Prieš 2 mėnesius
did you ever thought about being a teacher? your method of theaching is better than mine and im a graduated teacher
Ashwani Shahrawat
Ashwani Shahrawat Prieš 2 mėnesius
Puri Puri Prisnorrrr :P
Adithya Naik
Adithya Naik Prieš 2 mėnesius
4:07 omg 🤣🤣
Eduardo Machado
Eduardo Machado Prieš 2 mėnesius
ElectroBOOM’s merch is the only merch that I don’t skip hahaha
Mr.MochaChips Prieš 2 mėnesius
Imagine watching this night before exam... mind be like 4:06
wuukaa Prieš 2 mėnesius
I love understand things with imagination
10 F 15 Mathusuthan Venkatesan
10 F 15 Mathusuthan Venkatesan Prieš 2 mėnesius
Hugh Glassey
Hugh Glassey Prieš 2 mėnesius
Capacitor go boom
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Pratish kumar Prieš 2 mėnesius
Who else watches electroboom just for fun 😂😂
Victor Alves Nunes
Victor Alves Nunes Prieš 2 mėnesius
oh dude, u r amazin
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Olayode Erioluwa Prieš 2 mėnesius
Warren Hale
Warren Hale Prieš 2 mėnesius
Dude - I don't know what's going on in your videos, but I watch them because you're super funny. Respect.
sapan singh
sapan singh Prieš 2 mėnesius
i love this guy, he blow things, we know that but still we shocked by the blasts :D hahahah just at 2:46 i was scared af :P
Zsolt Lévai
Zsolt Lévai Prieš 2 mėnesius
You are a great teacher, you are good at making things entertaining and easy to understand
Michael C
Michael C Prieš 2 mėnesius
You're a good teacher Mehdi. Finally understand current flow.
pst Prieš 2 mėnesius
make capacitor gun
Gourav Chouhan
Gourav Chouhan Prieš 2 mėnesius
Is this guy still alive?😂
Mr. Aizawa
Mr. Aizawa Prieš 2 mėnesius
pov: u came here after seeing capacitors explode on yt
Soumyadip Das
Soumyadip Das Prieš 2 mėnesius
You are the best physics teacher 😄😄😄😄😄
Shobhit B
Shobhit B Prieš 2 mėnesius
2:46 killed me
The Inventor 69
The Inventor 69 Prieš 2 mėnesius
Nice and creative actor and an electronics teacher!!😘😘😍
Tycho Prieš 2 mėnesius
FULLY expected the first capacitor to explode, but it made me jump anyway.
Bavo Kegels
Bavo Kegels Prieš 2 mėnesius
why don't we ever make a loop out of magnetic material?
Suchitra Sen
Suchitra Sen Prieš 2 mėnesius
According to him ac passes through a capacitor because it zigzags between the plates whereas dc hits the plates directly. Told by him more than 6 years ago in another video
pmax339 Prieš 2 mėnesius
I wouldn't bunk a single class if they're even half as interesting and entertaining as this video
The Magician
The Magician Prieš 2 mėnesius
You're far more better at teaching than my teachers lol
Navneeth K
Navneeth K Prieš 2 mėnesius
Pls. . I beg u to explain topics of electricity which are required for our academic studies in India......Bcos u explain it in a very good and funny way😁......pls explain it to us
Xeno Bardock
Xeno Bardock Prieš 2 mėnesius
Charge in capacitor is stored in the dielectric because you can charge a capacitor and then replace all the metals connected to dielectric and still discharge the capacitor by shorting it. Check video "Ben Franklin Was Right - Capacitor Energy Storage".
The Great Zoom
The Great Zoom Prieš 2 mėnesius
That is not true. Charge accumulates on the conductors in a capacitor, while energy is stored in the electric field between those conductors. That field comes from the difference in charge on the two conductors. If you remove one conductor, the field will dissipate and become weak very quickly. Replacing the same conductor without changing the charge it carried would, ideally, keep the capacitor charged the same as before it was disassembled. However, replacing the conductors using the same dielectric would do nothing. The two removed conductors would simply retain their charges until given a path to opposite charges.
Sol In
Sol In Prieš 2 mėnesius
0:50 where seesion 2?
YashChandel Prieš 2 mėnesius
I was preparing for my exams but my privacy matters #expressvpn.
TheNiku08 Prieš 2 mėnesius
2:45 that got me good🤣
Nintendo Sexy Four
Nintendo Sexy Four Prieš 2 mėnesius
Davie504 but for electricity
Nyctyophilic melophile
Nyctyophilic melophile Prieš 2 mėnesius
u taught me better than my physics teacher
John Doe
John Doe Prieš 2 mėnesius
Cody from codyslab is a narcissist.
ZabbO 'wakeej
ZabbO 'wakeej Prieš 3 mėnesius
3 things are still undefined: 1. Area 51. 2. barmuda triangle. 3. LTlost recommendation.
ETG Prieš 3 mėnesius
Nice comedian.
Świerku Pitok
Świerku Pitok Prieš 3 mėnesius
dude i realised how much i missed my lectures at the university about this whole boring physics
Shay Garadi
Shay Garadi Prieš 3 mėnesius
if i connect DC 16v capacitor to 9v DC circuit, it will work ok or i will make a mess¿
The Great Zoom
The Great Zoom Prieš 2 mėnesius
No, the capacitor is rated to 16V which means it operates at any voltage below that, not that it will always be 16V. Capacitors charge up a voltage, so that means you can charge that capacitor to about 16V before it breaks or misbehaves.
Yasmin Malik
Yasmin Malik Prieš 3 mėnesius
Ethan Perry
Ethan Perry Prieš 3 mėnesius
haha funny man with silly accent hurt himself haaha
sayuni din
sayuni din Prieš 3 mėnesius
Wow nice video. Understood 😊🤩
Giuseppe Scarpati
Giuseppe Scarpati Prieš 3 mėnesius
You are fantastic
mine _crafter
mine _crafter Prieš 3 mėnesius
Best video
Glauber Lima
Glauber Lima Prieš 3 mėnesius
4:13 Mehdi Casablancas
Bharat Rajput
Bharat Rajput Prieš 3 mėnesius
World's best LTlost who promotes other 🥺🥺🥺🥺
Andrew Jimenez
Andrew Jimenez Prieš 3 mėnesius
I love it man my professor sucks you made me learn
ChargedCMOS Prieš 3 mėnesius
The physics teacher I wish I had, yet never had. This was so informative, clear and witty. You are very good at explaining. THANK YOU FOR YOUR VIDEO! Also, with regards ti current trailing voltage with 90 degrees, does this have anything to do with the fact that a capacitor used as an audio crossover delays the audio signal with 90 degrees?
Chirag Gupta
Chirag Gupta Prieš 3 mėnesius
that dramatic representation is extremely funny🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
What Was That?
What Was That? Prieš 3 mėnesius
Yes but... What are capacitors used for?
TTU_Adam Zulhilmy
TTU_Adam Zulhilmy Prieš 3 mėnesius
How about transistor
Pixie ChiKu
Pixie ChiKu Prieš 4 mėnesius
9:10 So he know calculus too
BONG D Prieš 4 mėnesius
Nice video. If u don't mind, A question , My 12acv and 2 amp passing thru a rectifier, the output measure 12dcv with 2amp. How can i increase the amp without decreasing the 12dcv output? Capacitor probably will make a lot of changes to this connection. thanks!
Thijs Janssen
Thijs Janssen Prieš 4 mėnesius
This is an amazing video. Thank you
Kevin Prieš 4 mėnesius
Mehdi, I hope my long question makes sense. In an AC capacitor circuit when the generator is at MAX on the positive (Upper) side and the current is at zero (90 degrees leading), does the current begin to increase now on the negative side of zero because the AC source is now decreasing in voltage (EMF) while the Capacitor (which was previously balanced to the AC source) is now slightly higher and pushing back on the source in the opposite direction as the source voltage continues to drop? …even though the source voltage is still in the upper positive side. In other words if two batteries of equal size are connected with negative too negative and pos to pos they fight each other and there is no current flow. If however, one battery lowers its voltage the larger battery wins the direction of current flow. If that is true then I also think it's poorly taught that when the instant an AC source is turned on the Voltage (force) is zero and the Current is max. That cannot be. Current does not flow without a force of some sort behind it. Now the voltage can be very tiny to produce large amounts of current as long as the resistance is very low, but the Force is with us ; >) . Is that also true?
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realrishiiscool Gaming
realrishiiscool Gaming Prieš 4 mėnesius
i really don't get loop law and Krischoff law
Samuel Magi locusts
Samuel Magi locusts Prieš 4 mėnesius
This is the best explanation of capacitors I have ever seen!
Video Nation
Video Nation Prieš 4 mėnesius
You are the Best teacher And I am from india
MONEY HEIST Prieš 4 mėnesius
I wanna know why the capacitor bursted
MONEY HEIST Prieš 4 mėnesius
I think that in electrolytic capacitor have polarity like positive to positive Negative to negative
Ahmad Ossaily
Ahmad Ossaily Prieš 4 mėnesius
Hello mehdi, I have a question plz, can u tell me why does speaker tweeter have capacitors ?
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