What is farad and what does farad mean? Read about the definition and meaning of farad


  1. Farad is the name of the standard unit of capacitance, formally defined to be the capacitance of a capacitor between the plates of which there appears a potential difference of one volt when it is charged by a quantity of electricity equal to one coulomb

Etymology & Origin of farad

First coined circa 1860 and named after English scientist Michael Faraday

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