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Induced charge in conducting plate

  1. Sep 9, 2009 #1
    one conducting plate is at origin of xy plane. and +q is at distance of d from y axis in the direction of z axis. then what is induced charge in conducting plate & how charge is distributed on plate????????????????????????
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  3. Sep 9, 2009 #2


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    What is the size of the plate?
  4. Sep 9, 2009 #3


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    If the plate is grounded, the induced charge is -q.
    If it is isolated, no net charge can be induced.
    You have to use images to get the charge distribution.
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