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V = 1 2 q C =7 . 2 10 8 September 21, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 24 43 Example: Thundercloud (2) Question 1: What is the potential difference between the cloud and the ground? Answer: ! We can approximate the cloud-ground system as a parallel plate
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Unformatted text preview: capacitor whose capacitance is ! The charge carried by the cloud is 160 C ! 720 million volts ++++++++++++ …++++++++++++ … Thursday, September 23, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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