PHY2061 R. D. Field Department of Physics chp29_2.doc University of Florida Electrical Conductivity and Ohms Law Free Charged Particle: For a free charged particle in an electric field, rrrFmaqE==and thus rraqmE=. The acceleration is proportional to the electric field strengthEand the velocity of the particle increases with time!Charged Particle in a Conductor: However, for a charged particle in a conductor the average velocity is proportional to the electric fieldstrengthEand since
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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.