demo 24 - figure We always get the same reading no matter...

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Voltmeter to ground + - to ground 10 Volts power supply + - Insulating leg Conducting sphere A P Point A on a conducting sphere is connected to the positive terminal of a 10 Volts power supply. We can measure the potential V P of a point P on the sphere using the voltmeter as shown in the
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Unformatted text preview: figure. We always get the same reading no matter where point P is located. The reading is the potential at point A. All the points on the conductor have the same potential. A conductor is an equipotenial surface...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2010 for the course PHY 108 taught by Professor Iashvili during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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