Monday september 9 13 electric charge monday september

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Unformatted text preview: e system is -1C? Monday, September 9, 13 Electric Charge • Monday, September 9, 13 Two types of materials: • • Conductors: charge moves around freely (metals) Insulators: charge mobility is limited - mostly stuck in place (plastic, wood, etc.) Electric Charge • Two types of materials: • • Conductors: charge moves around freely (metals) Insulators: charge mobility is limited - mostly stuck in place (plastic, wood, etc.) Why? Monday, September 9, 13 Electroscope • Monday, September 9, 13 Gold-leaf electroscope: polarization of object by induction Electroscope • Monday, September 9, 13 Gold-leaf electroscope: polarization of object by induction Induction: Insulator • Monday, September 9, 13 Polarization of insulator by induction Induction: Insulator • Monday, September 9, 13 Polarization of insulator by induction Coulomb’s Law • If two point-like objects with charges q1 and q2 are a distance r apart, each feels an electric force of magnitude: K |q1 ||q2...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2014 for the course PHYSICS 152 taught by Professor Brar during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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