Register to reply

Energy density in a dielectric

by likephysics
Tags: density, dielectric, energy
Share this thread:
likephysics
#1
Mar16-09, 12:02 AM
P: 617
Just want to verify the energy density in a dielectric formula u = 1/2*K*epsilon*Ed^2
Ed is the electric field in the dielectric. K is the dielectric constant.
shouldn't it be just 1/2 epsilon Ed^2
Why K, we already take the electric field in side the dielectric.
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on Phys.org
Scientists develop 'electronic nose' for rapid detection of C. diff infection
Why plants in the office make us more productive
Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

Register to reply

Related Discussions
Calculating the redshift at which radiation energy density equaled mass density Cosmology 4
Lagrangian density for the EM field in a dielectric medium Classical Physics 5
Energy to make a dielectric explode? Advanced Physics Homework 5
Induced charge density by non-uniform dipole density in dielectric?! Classical Physics 1
Electric energy of a dielectric sphere Introductory Physics Homework 2