Class 033 - Electric Potential Energy

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Unformatted text preview: Electric Potential, Potential Energy What You Will Learn Today •What is Electric Potential? •How is potential related to potential energy? Preparation for next class •Read 21.1 –21.5 •Start on Homework: Chapter 21a Reading Quiz What can you say about the electric field: 1.Inside a conductor 2.Between the plates of a parallel-plate capacitor 3.When a positive charge is moved closer to another positive charge, what happens to its potential energy? 4.Lightning is caused by A.Potential difference between the cloud and ground B.Humidity difference between the cloud and ground C.Temperature gradient in the atmosphere D.Charged particles moving around due to the thunder 5.Is Electric Potential a scalar or a vector? Electric Potential Energy + Potential Energy and Potential 1 volt = 1 V = 1 J/C Sources of Potential •a 12 V 100,000,000 V Electric Potential, Energy Conservation •Potential Energy is related to potential •As a charge moves across a potential difference, it gains or loses potential energy...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2011 for the course PHYS 1112 taught by Professor Rameshmani during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State.

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