Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

Surface Distribution of Charge

A tear drop shaped conductor on an insulating stand is charged. Charge is scooped up from various points on the surface of the conductor with a proof plane and transferred to an electroscope. It is demonstrated that the charge density is greater at the areas of greater curvature.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Category: Science | Updated over 1 year ago

Created
March 27, 2012 10:31
Category
Tags
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
5171 times

More from MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Physics Demo -- Exploding Wire

MIT Physics Demo -- Exploding Wire

Added over 6 years ago | 00:02:00 | 56018 views

MIT Physics Demo -- Centrifugal versus Centripetal Motion

MIT Physics Demo -- Centrifugal ver...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:18 | 33410 views

MIT Physics Demo -- Telegraph Transmitter

MIT Physics Demo -- Telegraph Trans...

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:36 | 49948 views

Spring Paradox

Spring Paradox

Added 4 years ago | 00:01:01 | 17733 views

Gyroscopes Made Easy

Gyroscopes Made Easy

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:29:09 | 5379 views

Simulation of Magnetic Domains

Simulation of Magnetic Domains

Added over 2 years ago | 00:01:54 | 4540 views