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Static Electricity by Mind Map: Static Electricity
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Static Electricity

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Electric Field

An electric field is a region in which an electric charge experiences a force.

The direction of the electric field lines give the direction of the force acting on a positive test charge.

Laws of Electrostatics

Positive & Negatively charged

SI Unit of electric charge is coulomb (C)

Like charges repel; unlike charges attract

Principles of Electrostatics

Charging is done by transferring charges from one object to another. it is generally due to the movement of electrons.

Induction is the production of electric charge on the surface of a conductor under the influence of an electrostatic field.

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Can be produced by rubbing & induction

Hazards & Application of Electrostatics

Electrostatic Hazards

May cause sparks due to build up of electrostatic charges. Possibly causing fires.

Application of Electrostatics

-Photocopier

-Laser Printer