{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Spherical Conducting Shells

Spherical Conducting Shells - conducting shell E = 0 so...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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 
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}