Re: Measuring Capacitance (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 08:34:30 +1200
From: Malcolm Watts <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Measuring Capacitance (fwd)

Hi Patrick,

> Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 00:23:53 +0000
> From: "Patrick J. Gustafson" <gustafpj-at-uwec.edu>
> To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Subject: Measuring Capacitance
> Hello All:
>     What is the preferred method of physically finding the actual
> capacitance of a capacitor?  Does anybody still use impedance bridges?

I use a Sencore L-C analyser. I also sometimes resonate them with a 
known inductance to determine the value.
    I know oil adds some capacitance but it isn't as radical as a 
1000% jump.