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!

Magnitude of an Electric Field in a Cylinder

  1. Jul 15, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A thin, cylindrical copper shell of diameter ds = 2 cm has along its axis a thin metal wire of diameter dw = 7.50 x 10-03 cm. (as shown in the diagram below.) The wire and the shell carry equal and opposite charges of 6.35 x 10-09 C/cm, distributed uniformly. What is the magnitude of the electric field at a point r = 2.30 mm, where r is measured radially from the center of the inner wire?


    2. Relevant equations

    I think EA = E*2*∏*r*L = (λ*L)/ε0
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 16, 2013 #2
    Use Gauss law here. Flux = Q(in)
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: Magnitude of an Electric Field in a Cylinder
Loading...