Capacitor and Light Bulb
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PIRA Classification: 5F30.10
Description: A bulb and 330,000 μF capacitor are placed in
a 12 V battery. When the battery is switched in, the light bulb
lights, dims, and goes out within 3 seconds as the capacitor charges.
The battery is then removed from the circuit and the capacitor is allowed
to discharge into the bulb.
Special Instructions: None
Setup time: 1 minute
Safety Issues: None