To find the capacitive reactance, enter the values of the frequency and the capacitance of the capacitor into the capacitive reactance calculator.
Capacitive reactance calculator can calculate the value of reactance of a capacitor using the frequency and the capacitance of capacitor.
“The resistance experienced by the flow of current between the walls of a capacitor is called capacitive reactance.”
The equation used for capacitive reactance:
XC = 1/2πfC
In the above equation:
Xc refers to capacitive reactance,
f represents the frequency, and
C is capacitance.
Find the capacitive reactance of a capacitor if the capacitance is 80 microfarads and the frequency is 200 hertz.
Step 1: Identify the values.
C = 80 F
f = 200 Hz
Step 2: Write the formula and put the given values in it.
Xc = 1/2πfC
Xc = 1/2π(200)(80)
Xc = 9.947 Ω