Electrostatics Lab

Electrostatics Lab - the electroscope we were able to...

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Electrostatics Lab Webster Gordon 4/14/08 Abstract: The purpose of this lab was to investigate the properties of electricity using an electroscope and charged rods, and an electrophorus. We were looking to see how an electroscope would react to different charges and combinations of charges. We were also trying some different methods of charging the electroscope including induction. Using
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Unformatted text preview: the electroscope we were able to determine that the rubber rod is negatively charged, while the acrylic is positive. Using induction we were able to positively charge the electroscope using a negatively charged rod. The electroscope displayed several different examples of charge interaction....
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course PHY 121 taught by Professor Dieterle during the Spring '08 term at Union.

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