Coulombs Law Practice

Coulombs Law Practice - meters from the gold nucleus, what...

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Name____________________________________ Coulomb’s Law 1) An very small spherical object with a – 6.0 nC charge is brought in contact with another very small sperical object with a +3.6 nC charge. a) What is the final charge on each object once they reach equilibrium. b) How many charges are transferred between the objects? 2) Determine the magnitude and direction of the force acting on the +5 μC charge in the diagram below. 3mm 4mm 5μC -3μC -7μC
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2) During Rutherfords Gold foil experiment, alpha particles (charge +2e) bombard a gold nucleus (charge +79e). If the alpha particles get as close as 4.0 x 10 -14
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Unformatted text preview: meters from the gold nucleus, what is the magnitude of the force of repulsion between the two particles at that point. 3) The electron and proton of a hydrogen atom are separated by a distance of about 5.3 x 10-11 m as shown below. (a) Find the magnitude and direction of the electric force acting on the electron. 4) A +2 Coulomb charge and a +3.5 Coulomb charge are placed along the x axis as shown. Determine where another charge could be placed, besides at infinity so it experiences no net electrostatic force. Proton Electron 5 . 3 x 1-m +2 C +3.5 C 1 2 3 5 6-3 -2 -1 x axis (m) y axis...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course PHYSIC 1 taught by Professor Fairport during the Spring '11 term at Fairfield.

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