# ps04 - radius b and a point charge q b at its center. The...

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Physics 217/AEP 217 — Electricity and Magnetism Spring 2005 Problem Set #4 Due by 4 p.m. in the Physics Dept. Office, Friday February 25, 2005 Reading: Purcell, Electricity and Magnetism , Chapter 3, supplementary notes on circuits from lab manual, C1-C15. Problem 1: A neutral, conducting sphere has two spherical cavities/hollows within it, as shown below in cross section: The smaller cavity has radius a and a point charge q a at its center; the larger cavity has
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Unformatted text preview: radius b and a point charge q b at its center. The entire sphere has radius R. a. Find the surface charges a , b and R . b. What is the field inside the conductor? c. What is the field within each cavity? d. Which of these answers change if a third charge Q were brought near the conductor? Problem 2: Purcell 3-7 Problem 3: Purcell 3-9 Problem 4: Purcell 3-11 Problem 5: Purcell 3-14 Problem 6: Purcell 3-17...
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## This note was uploaded on 08/07/2008 for the course PHYS 2217 taught by Professor Leclair, a during the Spring '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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