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Voltage on a electrostatic charged sphere

by abdo799
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abdo799
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Jan23-14, 01:43 PM
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I understand that voltage depends on how far the electrons are, so for a sphere it would be q*k / r.
But what if a sphere with 100kv , then we put with contact to it a metal box , becoming on body, will the volt remain 100kv
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Jan23-14, 03:55 PM
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100kV relative to what?
What is the position of the box relative to the sphere?

I guess no, but for me it is not clear what you want to measure.


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