# Homework Help: Related to Gauss's law (charge distribution throughout the volume of a cylinder )

1. Oct 15, 2011

### Toyona10

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Charge is distributed uniformly throughout the volume of an infinitely long cylinder of radius R.
a)Show that at a distance r from the cylinder (r<R): E= (ρ*r)/2ε° where ρ is the volume charge density and (b) write and for E when r>R

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
hey guys...i was able to prove the first part:
as q= ρv= ρ∏r^2 * L

EA= Q/ε

E= (ρ∏r^2L)/ε°2∏rL >> after cancelling i got that expression in the question...

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

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

2. Oct 15, 2011

### rude man

Re: Related to Gauss's law (charge distribution throughout the volume of a cylinder..

It's the same old Gauss law! EA = q/e0 as you say.
What are q and A now?