Two identical small charged spheres hang in equilibrium with equal masses as shown in the figure....

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Two identical small charged spheres hang in equilibrium with equal masses as shown in the figure. The lengths of the strings are equal and the angle with the vertical is identical. Find the magnitude of charge on each sphere.

Electric Force:

Due to the repulsion between like charges, when two small charged spheres kept in hanging position from a point by threads, they deflect from vertical position by an angle to maintain a new equilibrium position.

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Given Data

  • Two identical spheres of charge q each and mass m = 0.02 kg each.
  • The deviation angle of thread from the vertical is {eq}\theta\ =...

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Chapter 17 / Lesson 8
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In this lesson, you will be introduced to electric fields so that you can practice calculating single fields, multiple fields, and electric fields in charged spheres. You'll also learn how Faraday cages work.


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