Static Electricity

Notes on static electricity to jog my memory

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  • Created by: Lucy :)
  • Created on: 03-04-13 13:42

Static Electricity important points

  • caused by friction
  • only electrons move
  • like charges repel, opposite charges attract

Nuisances as a result:

  • Dust particles with attract
  • Clothing Clings and crackles
  • Shocks from door handles
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Earthing

  • Connecting a charged object to the ground using a conductor 
  • provides an easy route to ground
  • anti-static sprays + liquids, makes object surface conductive
  • anti-static cloths
  • insulating mats + soles of shoes
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Uses

  • paint sprayers
  • dust precipitators
  • defibillators
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Griffri Walker-Slade


oh you

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