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Dimensional formula of capacitance?

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January 30, 2011 1:45PM

The unit, Farad, is Coloumb / Volt, so the dimensions are charge / voltage.

To reduce to base SI units:

Coloumb is ampere x second.

Volt is joule / coloumb.

Joule is newton x meter.

Newton is mass x acceleration, that is, kilogram x meters / seconds2.