Spherical Conducting Shells

Spherical - conducting shell E = 0 so total of 0 enclosed charge Q at center so must be –Q on inner surface 10 Thus there is Q on outer surface

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Spherical Conducting Shells Point charge of size +Q inside a neutral  conducting shell From Coulomb’s law we expect to see some –  charge on inner surface of shell and some + charge on outer We can prove that there is  exactly  –Q charge on  inner surface Draw Gaussian surface just inside 
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Unformatted text preview: conducting shell E = 0, so total of 0 enclosed charge +Q at center, so must be –Q on inner surface 10 Thus there is +Q on outer surface Easily generalize to multiple shells, putting net charge on each shell...
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This document was uploaded on 11/01/2011 for the course PHY PHY2049 at Broward College.

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