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Audio fundamentals. An introduction to impedance and its relationship to the concepts of resistance, inductance and capacitance.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1972 [Mar 1973] (v.3#3) pg. 27

Tip on using polycarbonate and polystyrene capacitors in sound systems.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1977 [Dec 1977] (v.8#4) pg. 46

Comments on using tantalum capacitors in audio applications.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1978 [Jun 1978] (v.9#2) pg. 50
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1979 [Apr 1979] (v.10#2) pg. 54, 55

Tips on locating and using the new polypropylene, polystyrene and/or Teflon dielectrics (capacitors) in crossover networks and other audio circuits.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1982 [Jan 1982] (v.13#1) pg. 52

Tips on capacitor replacement within the feedback loop of audio equipment.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1982 [Jan 1982] (v.13#1) pg. 61

Tips on differentating among polystyrene, polypropylene, polcarbonate, and mylar capacitors.
AUDIO AMATEUR 5/1982 [Jan 1983] (v.13#5) pg. 57

Simple two-channel circuit board accommodates most capacitor sizes from small polystyrenes to large WonderCaps. Ideal when adding bypass or coupling capacitors to an existing circuit.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1986 [Aug 1986] (v.17#3) pg. 42

Tip on using sorbothane to dampen vibrations in capacitors.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1989 [Feb 1989] (v.20#1) pg. 49
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1990 [Apr 1990] (v.21#2) pg. 69
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1990 [Aug 1990] (v.21#3) pg. 56

Making high-quality compensating capacitors from brass strip and Teflon tape.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1990 [Apr 1990] (v.21#2) pg. 60
Correction AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1991 [Feb 1991] (v.22#1) pg. 59

Choosing capacitors for audio applications. A look at the non-ideal behavior of real-world capacitors.
AUDIO ELECTRONICS 6/1999 [Nov 1999] (v.30#6) pg. 48

Choosing coupling capacitor values for audio amplifiers.
AUDIOXPRESS Aug 2001 (v.32#8) pg. 92

How to improve the performance of electrolytic capacitors, especially in video equipment.
AUDIOXPRESS Jun 2003 (v.34#6) pg. 66
Added Info AUDIOXPRESS Jul 2003 (v.34#7) pg. 67

Cut-off frequency formulas for identical cascaded RC filter sections.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1980 (v.36#6) pg. 22

How to solve time constant problems (the time it takes for a capacitor to go from zero to 63% of its final value).
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 92

Capacitors. How they are made and how to apply them more cost-effectively in your circuits.
ELECTRONICS NOW Mar 1993 (v.64#3) pg. 57

Identification numbering scheme used on capacitors is explained.
ELECTRONICS NOW May 1994 (v.65#5) pg. 11

Complete chart of the obsolete "dot code" system for indicating the value of capacitors.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1995 (v.66#10) pg. 8

The "power factor correction" of a circuit and the role of passive components (resistors, inductors and capacitors) is explained.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1996 (v.67#6) pg. 45
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1996 (v.67#10) pg. 22

Special section on variable capacitors.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Apr 1970 (v.83#4) pg. 37

Designing LC tuned circuits.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Apr 1970 (v.83#4) pg. 54

Nomograms aid capacitance calculations.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Feb 1971 (v.85#2) pg. 27

C is for capacitance. What capacitors are, what they do, and how to make use of them.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1967 (v.3#3) pg. 37

Explanation of how varactor diode tuning is replacing conventional variable capacitor tuning.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1968 (v.6#3) pg. 49

Basic explanation of how capacitors work.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1968 (v.6#3) pg. 94

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 8. Understanding capacitance (continued).
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1971 (v.10#6) pg. 81

Basic course in electricity and electronics. How capacitors work.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1976 (v.16#2) pg. 83

How inductors, capacitors and resistors are used in electronic circuits.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Nov-Dec 1976 (v.16#6) pg. 79

How to replace (resuscitate) filter capacitors in old (antique) radios. Emphasis is on the aluminum can type with the threaded neck mounting stud.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.18#1) pg. 61

Computer program (written in BASIC) will compute capacitance and inductive reactance values in electronic circuit designs.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.18#1) pg. 78

Electronics notebook. An explanation of capacitance.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1980 (v.20#3) pg. 73

Guidelines for using aluminum electrolytic capacitors in audio applications.
GLASS AUDIO 1/1993 (v.5#1) pg. 35

Electronic fundamentals. Capacitors and capacitance.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Feb 1987 (v.4#2) pg. 79

Antique radio. Tracking down that uncontrollable hum. Problems with power supplies and filter capacitors in old radios.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS May 1987 (v.4#5) pg. 90

How much capacitance should you use? Determining the proper capacitance values for a specific job.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jun 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 83

Antique radio. The art of replacing defective electrolytic capacitors in old radios.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jun 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 86

E-Z math (for electronics). The math of capacitors.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Aug 1988 (v.5#8) pg. 79

Capacitors: Is one as good as another? How to choose the right kind of capacitor for your project. Some tips.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1978 (v.1#4) pg. 90

How to design a filter capacitor for a power supply.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1985 (v.2#2) pg. 72

Experimenting with super capacitors with capacitances of up to a farad or more.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1989 (v.6#3) pg. 68

Do-it-yourself electronic components. How to make your own inductors, coils, resistors, capacitors, electromagnets, solenoids and batteries.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 54

Capacitor know-how simplifies electronic projects. A practical approach to the selection of fixed capacitors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1966 (v.25#1) pg. 41

Large capacitor circuit rated at 15 volts operates in excess of 10,000 microfarads.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1968 (v.28#4) pg. 78

Electrolytic restorer is used to reform the dielectric in electrolytic capacitors that have not been used for an extended period of time.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1970 (v.33#4) pg. 46

Color code charts for determining values of resistors and capacitors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1972 (v.2#2) pg. 12

Circuit shows how extremely large coupling capacitors can be fabricated from electrolytics and shunting diodes.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1976 (v.10#1) pg. 30

Capacitors and RF circuits. Part 1. The role of capacitors in resistor-capacitor (RC) circuits.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1976 (v.10#4) pg. 94

Capacitors and RF circuits. Part 2.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Dec 1976 (v.10#6) pg. 86

Mathematical shortcut used to calculate capacitive reactance.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1979 (v.15#6) pg. 79

Choosing and using capacitors. Learn about the many types of fixed and variable capacitors, and the right way to use them. Also tips on cleaning variable capacitors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 71

Make your own high-voltage capacitors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 31
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 3

An introduction to reactance. A comparison between simple resistive circuits and reactive circuits (circuits with capacitors and inductors).
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 69

Tuned circuits and resonance. Learn how series-tuned and parallel-tuned circuits work, and how to analyze them. These circuits depend on the use of capacitors and inductors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1995 (v.12#5) pg. 51

Capacitor tutorial. Part 1. How they work.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 28

Capacitor tutorial. Part 2. How a capacitor's value or capacity is determined.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1995 (v.12#11) pg. 76
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 74

Simple tool for discharging electrolytic capacitors consists of alligator clips and a resistor.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1995 (v.12#11) pg. 77

Capacitor tutorial. Part 3. Selecting a large enough capacitor for the application.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1995 (v.12#12) pg. 74

Capacitor tutorial. Part 4. Characteristics and application of capacitors based on the properties of their dielectrics.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 62

Capacitor tutorial. Part 5. Paper and metalized-paper capacitors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 67

Variable capacitors. How they work, applications, sources, etc.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 70

Capacitor tutorial. Part 6. Aluminum electrolytic units.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 72

Capacitor tutorial. Part 7. Tantalum family of capacitors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1996 (v.13#6) pg. 62

Capacitor tutorial. Part 8. Glass monolithic type.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1996 (v.13#7) pg. 64

Tip on keeping radio restorations looking authentic by installing new, smaller capacitors inside the shells of large, old capacitors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1996 (v.13#10) pg. 59

Troubleshooting TV capacitors.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1982 (v.53#11) pg. 84

How to design high frequency analog circuits.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1983 (v.54#9) pg. 67

Selecting the best resistor/capacitor. Part 1. A look at the various types of resistors and capacitors and what factors you should consider when selecting which type to use.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1985 (v.56#2) pg. 47

Selecting the best resistor/capactior. Part 2.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1985 (v.56#3) pg. 63

Tip: Use the tuning capacitor from an old table-model AC-DC radio in place of a 365-pF variable capacitor.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1986 (v.57#4) pg. 12

Spark-gap capacitors. What they are and how they work to protect TV sets from voltage surges.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1988 (v.59#11) pg. 13

Importance of using original condensers (capacitors) and vacuum tubes in antique radio restorations.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1989 (v.60#1) pg. 84
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1989 (v.60#3) pg. 14
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1989 (v.60#4) pg. 15

All about capacitors, the "first" electronic component. How they work, how they are used, their construction, etc. Part 1.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1989 (v.60#5) pg. 49

All about capacitors. Part 2.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1989 (v.60#8) pg. 56

How to pick the correct value of ripple-filter capacitance for a line-operated power supply.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1989 (v.60#10) pg. 65

Introduction to the concept of electronic tuning of a resonant circuit to a desired frequency using a varactor (varactor diode, silicon capacitor, voltage-controlled capacitor, voltage-variable capacitor).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jun 1991 (v.62#6) pg. 65

Tip on proper condenser type and rating for use in an automotive ignition system.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #169 Aug 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 28

Capacitors for passive crossovers. A comprehensive look at their selection and use.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1992 [May 1992] (v.13#3) pg. 34

Capacitors. Why they matter. Outline of the differences among capacitor types and advice on choosing components for a loudspeaker crossover.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1996 [May 1996] (v.17#3) pg. 40