# Electrical Engineering - Capacitors - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Capacitors - General Questions (Q.No. 2)

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A capacitor and a resistor are connected in series to a sine wave generator. The frequency is set so that the capacitive reactance is equal to the resistance and, thus, an equal amount of voltage appears across each component. If the frequency is increased

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Selvaguru said:
6 years ago

Frequency and capacitive reactance value are inversely proportional to each other, when fc increased reduces the value of Xc hence VR >Vc.

Fazl hamad said:
8 years ago

Dear fellows.

AS xc = 1/2 pi.f.c as f increases inversely xc decrease,

Also vc = i. xc as xc decreases so voltage across capacitor decreases.

Thus vr is greater than vc.

AS xc = 1/2 pi.f.c as f increases inversely xc decrease,

Also vc = i. xc as xc decreases so voltage across capacitor decreases.

Thus vr is greater than vc.

Sayali sawant said:
8 years ago

Capacitive reactance is inversely propotional to the frequency but resistance is independent from frequency. So resistance is more than capacitance. So answer is vr > vc.

Mike said:
9 years ago

Plain English. Capacitors allow a change in voltage to pass through. If it's allowing a higher frequency to pass through then the voltage drop on the capacitor lowers.

K.jeevitha said:
10 years ago

vc = i.xc and vr = i.r.

vc = vr.

So vr >vc.

vc = vr.

So vr >vc.

AMARENDRA DASH said:
10 years ago

From the ques Vr = Vc.

So IR = IXc.

Xc inver.proper to f,

As f increase Xc decrease resulting IXc decrease i.e Vc decrease.

Hence Vr > Vc. answer.

So IR = IXc.

Xc inver.proper to f,

As f increase Xc decrease resulting IXc decrease i.e Vc decrease.

Hence Vr > Vc. answer.

Sam said:
10 years ago

As we know fc=1/2pifc. So if frequency increases than vc will decrease.

Kaushal said:
1 decade ago

Vc=i.Xc & Vr=i.R.

Given that

As given in question Vc = Vr

So f is inversely proportional to Vc.

Vr>Vc.

Given that

As given in question Vc = Vr

So f is inversely proportional to Vc.

Vr>Vc.

Sachchida nand maurya said:
1 decade ago

We know that Vc=i.Xc & Vr=i.R

Given that

Vc = Vr

So f is inversely proportional to Vc.

Vr>Vc

Given that

Vc = Vr

So f is inversely proportional to Vc.

Vr>Vc

Sanat said:
1 decade ago

xc=1/2pi.f.c;

So if f increases then xc decreases. So voltage drop across the 'C' decreases.

So if f increases then xc decreases. So voltage drop across the 'C' decreases.

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