 23.1DQ: A student asked, “Since electrical potential is always proportional...
 23.1E: A point charge q1 = +2.40 µC is held stationary at the origin. A se...
 23.2DQ: The potential (relative to a point at infinity) midway between two ...
 23.2E: A point charge q1 is held stationary at the origin. A second charge...
 23.3DQ: Is it possible to have an arrangement of two point charges separate...
 23.3E: Energy of the Nucleus. How much work is needed to assemble an atomi...
 23.4DQ: Since potential can have any value you want depending on the choice...
 23.4E: (a) How much work would it take to push two protons very slowly fro...
 23.5DQ: If is zero everywhere along a certain path that leads from point A ...
 23.5E: A small metal sphere, carrying a net charge of q1 = 2.80 µC, is he...
 23.6DQ: If is zero throughout a certain region of space, is the potential n...
 23.7DQ: If you carry out the integral of the electric field for a closed pa...
 23.8DQ: The potential difference between the two terminals of an AA battery...
 23.8E: Three equal 1.20???C point charges are placed at the corners of an...
 23.9DQ: It is easy to produce a potential difference of several thousand vo...
 23.9E: Two protons are released from rest when they are 0.750 nm apart. (a...
 23.10DQ: If the electric potential at a single point is known, can at that p...
 23.10E: Four electrons are located at the corners of a square 10.0 nm on a ...
 23.11DQ: Because electric field lines and equipotential surfaces are always ...
 23.11E: Three point charges, which initially are infinitely far apart, are ...
 23.12DQ: A uniform electric field is directed due east. Point B is 2.00 m we...
 23.12E: Starting from a separation of several meters, two protons are aimed...
 23.13DQ: We often say that if point A is at a higher potential than point B,...
 23.13E: A small particle has charge 5.00 µC and mass 2.00 X 104 kg. It mo...
 23.14DQ: A conducting sphere is to be charged by bringing in positive charge...
 23.14E: A particle with a charge of +4.20 nC is in a uniform electric field...
 23.15DQ: Three pairs of parallel metal plates (?A?, ?B?, and ?C?) are connec...
 23.15E: A charge of 28.0 nC is placed in a uniform electric field that is d...
 23.16DQ: Two stationary point charges +3.00 nC and +2.00 nC are separated by...
 23.17DQ: A conductor that carries a net charge Q has a hollow, empty cavity ...
 23.17E: Point charges q1 = +2.00 µC and q2 = 2.00 µC are placed at adjacen...
 23.18DQ: A highvoltage dc power line falls on a car, so the entire metal bo...
 23.18E: Two point charges of equal magnitude Q are held a distance d apart....
 23.19DQ: When a thunderstorm is approaching, sailors at sea sometimes observ...
 23.19E: Two point charges q1 = +2.40 nC and q2 = 6.50 nC are 0.100 m apart...
 23.20DQ: A positive point charge is placed near a very large conducting plan...
 23.20E: A positive charge +q is located at the point x = 0, y = ?a, and a n...
 23.21DQ: In electronics it is customary to define the potential of ground (t...
 23.21E: A positive charge q is fixed at the point x = 0, y = 0, and a negat...
 23.22E: Consider the arrangement of point charges described in Exercise (a)...
 23.23E: (a) An electron is to be accelerated from 3.00 X 106 m/s to 8.00 X ...
 23.24E: At a certain distance from a point charge, the potential and electr...
 23.25E: A uniform electric field has magnitude E and is directed in the neg...
 23.26E: For each of the following arrangements of two point charges, find a...
 23.28E: A total electric charge of 3.50 nC is distributed uniformly over th...
 23.29E: A uniformly charged, thin ring has radius 15.0 cm and total charge ...
 23.30E: An infinitely long line of charge has linear charge density 5.00 × ...
 23.31E: A very long wire carries a uniform linear charge density ?. Using a...
 23.32E: A very long insulating cylinder of charge of radius 2.50 cm carries...
 23.33E: A very long insulating cylindrical shell of radius 6.00 cm carries ...
 23.34E: A ring of diameter 8.00 cm is fixed in place and carries a charge o...
 23.35E: A very small sphere with positive charge q = +8.00 µC is released f...
 23.36E: Charge Q = 5.00 µC is distributed uniformly over the volume of an i...
 23.37E: Axons. Neurons are the basic units of the nervous system. They cont...
 23.38E: CP Two large, parallel conducting plates carrying opposite charges ...
 23.39E: Two large, parallel, metal plates carry opposite charges of equal m...
 23.40E: BIO Electrical Sensitivity of Sharks. Certain sharks can detect an ...
 23.41E: (a) Show that V for a spherical shell of radius R, that has charge ...
 23.42E: (a) How much excess charge must be placed on a copper sphere 25.0 c...
 23.43E: The electric field at the surface of a charged, solid, copper spher...
 23.44E: A very large plastic sheet carries a uniform charge density of 6.0...
 23.45E: CALC In a certain region of space, the electric potential is V(x, y...
 23.46E: CALC In a certain region of space the electric potential is given b...
 23.47E: A metal sphere with radius ra is supported on an insulating stand a...
 23.48E: A metal sphere with radius ra = 1.20 cm is supported on an insulati...
 23.49E: A very long cylinder of radius 2.00 cm carries a uniform charge den...
 23.50P: CP A point charge q1 = +5.00 µC is held fixed in space. From a hori...
 23.51P: A point charge q1 = 4.00 nC is placed at the origin, and a second p...
 23.52P: A small sphere with mass 5.00 × 107 kg and change + 3.00?C is relea...
 23.53P: Determining the Size of the Nucleus. When radium226 decays radioac...
 23.55P: A particle with charge +7.60 nC is in a uniform electric field dire...
 23.56P: In the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, a single electron revolves ...
 23.57P: CALC A vacuum tube diode consists of concentric cylindrical electro...
 23.58P: Two oppositely charged, identical insulating spheres, each 50.0 cm ...
 23.59P: An Ionic Crystal. Figure P23.57 shows eight point charges arranged ...
 23.60P: (a) Calculate the potential energy of a system of two small spheres...
 23.61P: The Ion. The ion is composed of two protons, each of charge +e = 1....
 23.62P: CP A small sphere with mass 1.50 g hangs by a thread between two ve...
 23.63P: CALC Coaxial Cylinders. A long metal cylinder with radius a is supp...
 23.64P: A Geiger counter detects radiation such as alpha particles by using...
 23.65P: CP Deflection in a CRT. Cathoderay tubes (CRTs) were often found i...
 23.66P: CP Deflecting Plates of an Oscilloscope. The vertical deflecting pl...
 23.67P: Electrostatic precipitators use electric forces to remove pollutant...
 23.68P: A small sphere with mass 1.50 g hangs by a thread between two paral...
 23.69P: (a) From the expression for E obtained in problem find the expressi...
 23.70P: CALC A thin insulating rod is bent into a semicircular arc of radiu...
 23.71P: CALC SelfEnergy of a Sphere of Charge. A solid sphere of radius R ...
 23.72P: (a) From the expression for obtained in Example 22.9 (Section 22.4)...
 23.73P: Charge Q = +4.00 µC is distributed uniformly over the volume of an ...
 23.74P: An insulating spherical shell with inner radius 25.0 cm and outer r...
 23.75P: Exercise shows that, outside a spherical shell with uniform surface...
 23.76P: CP Two plastic spheres, each carrying charge uniformly distributed ...
 23.77P: Use the electric field calculated to calculate the potential differ...
 23.78P: Consider a solid conducting sphere inside a hollow conducting spher...
 23.79P: CALC Electric charge is distributed uniformly along a thin rod of l...
 23.80P: (a) If a spherical raindrop of radius 0.650 mm carries a charge of ...
 23.81P: Two metal spheres of different sizes are charged such that the elec...
 23.82P: An alpha particle with kinetic energy 11.0 MeV makes a headon coll...
 23.83P: A metal sphere with radius R1 has a charge Q1. Take the electric po...
 23.84P: Use the charge distribution and electric field calculated (a) Show ...
 23.85P: CP Nuclear Fusion in the Sun. The source of the sun’s energy is a s...
 23.86P: CALC? The electric potential V in a region of space is given by whe...
 23.87P: Nuclear Fission. The unstable nucleus of uranium236 can be regarde...
 23.88CP: In a certain region, a charge distribution exists that is spherical...
 23.89CP: In experiments in which atomic nuclei collide, headon collisions l...
 23.90CP: A hollow, thinwalled insulating cylinder of
 23.91CP: The Millikan OilDrop Experiment. The charge of an electron was fir...
 23.92CP: Two point charges are moving to the right along the xaxis. Point c...
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