Bottle Capacitor Calculation

Version 1.0

2012 by Barton B. Anderson

ENTER INPUT PARAMETERS
Bottle
Diameter
Bottle
Usable
Height
Bottle
Wall
Thickness
Dielectric
Constant
Number
of
Bottles


OUTPUT DATA

Capacitance per Bottle
Capacitance of all Bottles

For reference I measured a single beer bottle cap I made.
Wall Thickness = 0.075"
Bottle Diam. = 2.4"
Bottle Usable Height = 5.5"
Measured C = 0.968 nF
This back calculates a dielectric constant (K) of about 7.
Bottle used was a brown 12oz Bud Select long neck.