MIL-HDBK-198, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HANDBOOK: CAPACITORS, SELECTION AND USE OF (14 JUL 1999)
MIL-HDBK-198, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HANDBOOK: CAPACITORS, SELECTION AND USE OF (14 JUL 1999)., This handbook is for guidance only. This handbook cannot be cited as a requirement. If it is, the
contractor does not have to comply. This handbook consists of the following:
a. Selected standard capacitor types, for use in the design and manufacturing of Department of Defense
equipment under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense.
b. Guides for the choice and application of capacitors for use in Department of Defense equipment.
Requirements for capacitors listed in this handbook are covered in the applicable specification (see 2.1). When it
has been determined that circuit requirements cannot be met by using capacitor styles or characteristics listed in the
applicable specifications, the design engineer should, with the approval of the cognizant activity, select from the
applicable capacitor specification styles or characteristics not listed herein.