(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

We have a hollow insulating spherical shell of inner radius a and outer radius b. While it can be treated as a point for r > b, find the electric potential on the inner surface of the shell.

2. Relevant equations

[tex]\phi = k_e\frac{q}{r}[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

My best idea is that I'm going to need to set up a triple integral. If this was from any point in the center it would be trivial, but it's a little harder from the inner surface. Any suggestions on where to start with this integral?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Homework Help: Potential on the inside of a hollow insulating sphere

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**