Static Electricity

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Static Electricity by Mind Map: Static Electricity

1. Charges

1.1. Negatively Charged

1.1.1. Amber, Rubber, Polythene

1.2. Positively Charged

1.2.1. Glass, Perspex

1.3. Repulsive or attractive forces

2. SI Unit

2.1. Coulomb (C)

2.1.1. Electron: -1.6 * 10^-19

2.1.2. Proton: 1.6 * 10^-19

3. Electric Field

3.1. An area where an electric charge experiences a force

3.2. Positively charged Electric field lines: Lines are directed away from the positve charge

3.3. Negatively charged Electric field lines: Lines are go directly to the negative charge

3.4. Lightning

4. Charging Methods

4.1. Conduction

4.1.1. Contact of any object to the charged object

4.2. Induction

4.2.1. Without touching any object, charged or not charged

4.3. Friction

4.3.1. By rubbing two objects together

5. Applications

5.1. Photocopying

5.2. Dust removal

5.3. Car painting

6. Defination

6.1. When a material loses or gains electrons and becomes charged negatively or positively