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Homework Help: Line Charge and Charged Cylindrical Shell

  1. Sep 8, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    An infinite line of charge with linear density λ = 7.5 μC/m is positioned along the axis of a thick insulating shell of inner radius a = 2.9 cm and outer radius b = 4.9 cm. The insulating shell is uniformly charged with a volume density of ρ = -612 μC/m3.

    What is λ2, the linear charge density of the insulating shell?

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Sep 11, 2010 #2

    kuruman

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    What are the relevant equations? How do you think you should approach this problem?
     
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