Electric field inside a conductor


by Woopydalan
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Woopydalan
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Mar20-13, 11:56 PM
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Hello,

I was curious, why is that for an electric field to be zero, the conductor must be in static equilibrium, but when charges are moving, the electric field is nonzero?
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Mar21-13, 12:22 AM
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hi ya

here's a site with a description that should clear things up for you
... http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Clas...tics/u8l4d.cfm

hopefully that helps :)

Dave


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