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Coulomb's Law
Key ideas and formulas for Coulomb's Law
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Physics
Beginner
09/21/2017

Term
 Coulomb's Law
Definition
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Term
 Shell Theorem 1
Definition
 A spherical shell with a uniform charge on its surface will attract or repel charges as if it's a point charge with the charge concentrated at its center
Term
 Permittivity constant
Definition
 8.85e-12 (N*m^2)/C^2
Term
 Shell Theorem 2
Definition
 A charged particle within a shell of uniform charge distribution will have no force due to the shell on it.
Term
 Net force
Definition
 The net force on a charged particle due to other particles is the vector (not scalar) sum of the particles' forces
Term
 Current
Definition
 charge/time
Term
 Conductor
Definition
 Material where a number of electrons are free to move
Term
 Insulator
Definition
 Material where electrons are not free to move
Term
 Charge is quantized
Definition
 Charge on a material is ne, where n is an integer and e is the elementary charge
Term
 e
Definition
 1.602e-19 C
Term
 electron mass
Definition
 9.11e-31 kg
Term
 proton mass
Definition
 1.67e-27 kg
Term
 Charge conservation
Definition
 Charge in an isolated system is conserved
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