1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Calculating Electrostatic force between parallel plates

  1. Feb 10, 2012 #1
    Hi All

    I'm a professional Electronics Engineer and very much an amateur physicist. I'm trying to find the force exerted between 2 parallel plates for a given plate voltage, separation, and plate area.

    I've found plenty of wiki's, google pages etc etc of force between 2 point charges, however I'm looking specifically for the force between 2 plates. (I need to find out how much voltage is required to separate 2 plates of insulated metal against the force of gravity)

    Can anyone point me in the right direction? would be much obliged! I'll even answer any electronics questions for the right answer :-)
     
  2. jcsd
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Can you offer guidance or do you also need help?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: Calculating Electrostatic force between parallel plates
Loading...