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! A full Coulomb is a very large amount of charge! A lightning discharge can contain 10’s of Coulombs ! The number of electrons required to produce 1 Coulomb of charge is ! Because a Coulomb is a large amount of charge, everyday
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Unformatted text preview: examples of static electricity typically involve • 1 micro Coulomb = 1 μ C = 10-6 C • 1 nano Coulomb = 1 nC = 10-9 C • 1 pico Coulomb = 1 pC = 10-12 C 15 Coulomb of Charge Thursday, August 26, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course PHYS 114 taught by Professor Comptonw during the Fall '10 term at Purdue.

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