 24.24.1: What is Gausss law?
 24.24.2: What good is symmetry?
 24.24.3: What is electric flux?
 24.24.4: How is Gausss law used?
 24.24.5: What can we learn about conductors?
 24.24.6: A uniformly charged rod has a finite length L. The rod is symmetric...
 24.24.7: Two 100 cm2 parallel electrodes are spaced 2.0 cm apart. One is cha...
 24.24.8: This box containsa. A positive charge. b. A negative charge. c. No ...
 24.24.9: A charge distribution with cylindrical symmetry has created the ele...
 24.24.10: The total electric flux through this box is a. 0 N m2 /C b. 1 N m2 ...
 24.24.11: In Chapter 23 we asserted, without proof, that the electric field o...
 24.24.12: These are twodimensional cross sections through threedimensional ...
 24.24.13: What is the electric field inside a uniformly charged sphere?
 24.24.14: In Chapter 23, we used superposition to find the electric field of ...
 24.24.15: Which Gaussian surface would allow you to use Gausss law to calcula...
 24.24.16: Use Gausss law to find the electric field of an infinite plane of c...
 24.24.17: A 2.0cmdiameter brass sphere has been given a charge of 2.0 nC. W...
 24.24.18: An infinite slab of charge of thickness 2a is centered in the xypla...
 24.24.19: Suppose you have the uniformly charged cube in FIGURE Q24.1. Can yo...
 24.24.20: FIGURE Q24.2 shows cross sections of threedimensional closed surfa...
 24.24.21: The square and circle in FIGURE Q24.3 are in the same uniform field...
 24.24.22: In FIGURE Q24.4, where the field is uniform, is the magnitude of 1 ...
 24.24.23: What is the electric flux through each of the surfaces in FIGURE Q2...
 24.24.24: What is the electric flux through each of the surfaces A to E in FI...
 24.24.25: The charged balloon in FIGURE Q24.7 expands as it is blown up, incr...
 24.24.26: The two spheres in FIGURE Q24.8 on the next page surround equal cha...
 24.24.27: The sphere and ellipsoid in FIGURE Q24.9 surround equal charges. Fo...
 24.24.28: A small, metal sphere hangs by an insulating thread within the larg...
 24.24.29: FIGURE EX24.1 shows two cross sections of two infinitely long coaxi...
 24.24.30: FIGURE EX24.2 shows a cross section of two concentric spheres. The ...
 24.24.31: FIGURE EX24.3 shows a cross section of two infinite parallel planes...
 24.24.32: The electric field is constant over each face of the cube shown in ...
 24.24.33: The electric field is constant over each face of the cube shown in ...
 24.24.34: The cube in FIGURE EX24.6 contains negative charge. The electric fi...
 24.24.35: The cube in FIGURE EX24.7 contains negative charge. The electric fi...
 24.24.36: The cube in FIGURE EX24.8 contains no net charge. The electric fiel...
 24.24.37: What is the electric flux through the surface shown in FIGURE EX24.9?
 24.24.38: What is the electric flux through the surface shown in FIGURE EX24.10?
 24.24.39: The electric flux through the surface shown in FIGURE EX24.11 is 25...
 24.24.40: A 2.0 cm * 3.0 cm rectangle lies in the xyplane. What is the magni...
 24.24.41: A 2.0 cm * 3.0 cm rectangle lies in the xzplane. What is the magni...
 24.24.42: A 3.0cmdiameter circle lies in the xzplane in a region where the...
 24.24.43: A 1.0 cm * 1.0 cm * 1.0 cm box with its edges aligned with the xyz...
 24.24.44: What is the net electric flux through the two cylinders shown in FI...
 24.24.45: FIGURE EX24.17 shows three charges. Draw these charges on your pape...
 24.24.46: FIGURE EX24.18 shows three charges. Draw these charges on your pape...
 24.24.47: What is the net electric flux through the torus (i.e., doughnut sha...
 24.24.48: What is the net electric flux through the cylinder of FIGURE EX24.21?
 24.24.49: The net electric flux through an octahedron is 1000 N m2 /C. How m...
 24.24.50: 55.3 million excess electrons are inside a closed surface. What is ...
 24.24.51: A spark occurs at the tip of a metal needle if the electric field s...
 24.24.52: The electric field strength just above one face of a copper penny i...
 24.24.53: The conducting box in FIGURE EX24.26 has been given an excess negat...
 24.24.54: FIGURE EX24.27 shows a hollow cavity within a neutral conductor. A ...
 24.24.55: A thin, horizontal, 10cmdiameter copper plate is charged to 3.5 n...
 24.24.56: Find the electric fluxes 1 to 5 through surfaces 1 to 5 in FIGURE P...
 24.24.57: FIGURE P24.30 shows four sides of a 3.0 cm * 3.0 cm * 3.0 cm cube. ...
 24.24.58: A tetrahedron has an equilateral triangle base with 20cmlong edge...
 24.24.59: Charges q1 = 4Q and q2 = +2Q are located at x = a and x = +a, res...
 24.24.60: A 10 nC charge is at the center of a 2.0 m * 2.0 m * 2.0 m cube. Wh...
 24.24.61: A spherically symmetric charge distribution produces the electric f...
 24.24.62: A neutral conductor contains a hollow cavity in which there is a +1...
 24.24.63: A hollow metal sphere has inner radius a and outer radius b. The ho...
 24.24.64: A 20cmradius ball is uniformly charged to 80 nC. a. What is the b...
 24.24.65: FIGURE P24.38 shows a solid metal sphere at the center of a hollow ...
 24.24.66: The earth has a vertical electric field at the surface, pointing do...
 24.24.67: Figure 24.32b showed a conducting box inside a parallelplate capac...
 24.24.68: A hollow metal sphere has 6 cm and 10 cm inner and outer radii, res...
 24.24.69: A positive point charge q sits at the center of a hollow spherical ...
 24.24.70: Find the electric field inside and outside a hollow plastic ball of...
 24.24.71: A uniformly charged ball of radius a and charge Q is at the center...
 24.24.72: The three parallel planes of charge shown in FIGURE P24.45 have sur...
 24.24.73: An infinite slab of charge of thickness 2z0 lies in the xyplane bet...
 24.24.74: FIGURE P24.47 shows an infinitely wide conductor parallel to and di...
 24.24.75: FIGURE P24.48 shows two very large slabs of metal that are parallel...
 24.24.76: A long, thin straight wire with linear charge density l runs down t...
 24.24.77: A very long, uniformly charged cylinder has radius R and linear cha...
 24.24.78: The electric field must be zero inside a conductor in electrostatic...
 24.24.79: The electric field must be zero inside a conductor in electrostatic...
 24.24.80: A long cylinder with radius b and volume charge density r has a sph...
 24.24.81: A spherical shell has inner radius Rin and outer radius Rout . The ...
 24.24.82: An early model of the atom, proposed by Rutherford after his discov...
 24.24.83: Newtons law of gravity and Coulombs law are both inversesquare laws...
 24.24.84: All examples of Gausss law have used highly symmetric surfaces wher...
 24.24.85: An infinite cylinder of radius R has a linear charge density l. The...
 24.24.86: A sphere of radius R has total charge Q. The volume charge density ...
 24.24.87: A sphere of radius R has total charge Q. The volume charge density ...
 24.24.88: A spherical ball of charge has radius R and total charge Q. The ele...
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