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PHY2061 R. D. Field Department of Physics chp28_9.doc University of Florida Stored Electric Potential Energy For a conductor with charge Q: The potential energy U is the work required to assemble the final charge configuration starting from an inital condition of infinite separation. For a conductor the total charge Q resides on the surface Qd q d A == σ Also, V is constant on and inside the conductor and dU dQV
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course PHY 2061 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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