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Static Electricity by Mind Map: Static Electricity
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Static Electricity

Charges

Positive

Negative

Like charges repel and unlike charges attract.

SI Unit: Coulomb (C)

Hazards & Applications of Electrostatics

Electrostatic Hazards

Sparks

Fires

Photocopier

Laser Printer

Electrostatic Paint Spraying

Electrostatic Precipitator

Electric Field

A region in which an electric charge experiences a force.

Electric Field Lines

Lines must begin from positive charges and end on negative charges

Number of lines drawn leaving a positive charge or ending on a negative charge is proportional to the magnitude of the charge.

No two field lines can cross each other.

Charging by Induction

Earthing

Charging by Rubbing

Rubbing Fur on a rod