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The free electrons in a metal are gravitationally

University Physics | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321675460 | Authors: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman ISBN: 9780321675460 31

Solution for problem 6DQ Chapter 21

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Problem 6DQ

The free electrons in a metal are gravitationally attracted toward the earth. Why, then, don’t they all settle to the bottom of the conductor, like sediment settling to the bottom of a river?

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Solution 6DQ Introduction : We have to discuss why the free electrons don’t settle down towards the bottom of the conductor due to gravitational attraction. Step 1: If all free electrons settle down at the bottom of the conductor to of the conductor will become positively charged and the bottom of the conductor will be negatively...

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Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

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