I.E Amber and Fur
Electrons transfer to objects
I.E Glass and silk
Electrons transfer away from object
coulomb, 6.24 x 10^18
Causes sparks resulting in fires.
I.E when exiting and re-entering car at the petrol stations, there is the potential for static electricity to build up and a spark can discharge between your body and the fuel nozzle.
Ensure that the pain is equally coated.
Static electricity is used in pollution control by applying a static charge to dirt particles in the air and then collecting those charged particles on a plate or collector of the opposite electrical charge. Such devices are often called electrostatic precipitators.
Amber and Fur
Production of an electric charge on the surface of a conductor under the influence of an electric field