How the capacitor and the resistor work – their relationship 2

To be continued from the  previous post.

How do the capacitor and the resistor work along with each other?

The capacitor and the resistor are the two most important, two widely used and the two basic elements or rather components that any electronic device would probably have. There is a certain way through which both of these elements perform together and come up with the desired result.

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• As stated above, the capacitor is a store of energy. The reason behind this is interesting. Definitely it is not some sort of a vessel or a bowl in which energy can stay stored. As there are two plates that form the capacitor and there is a space in between these two plates, when electric current flows through the plates, the current or rather to be more specific, the electrons cannot pass that gap and stays stored in between.


• With the increase in the voltage this storage increases.

• Now with the resistor in that electronic device, the electron flow gets restricted. With a larger resistor, the resistance would be more and with a small resistor, the resistance would be less.

• Thus the stored electrons or the sored energy in between the capacitors would be converted to another form of energy. And thus we get the bulbs and the tubes in the homes and on the streets are illuminated.

Reference Reading: A Few Significant Advantages of Integrated Circuits