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Static Electricity by Mind Map: Static Electricity
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Static Electricity

Charges

Negative

I.E Amber and Fur

Electrons transfer to objects

Positive

I.E Glass and silk

Electrons transfer away from object

SI Unit

coulomb, 6.24 x 10^18

Dangers

Synthetic clothing may be easily charged.

Causes sparks resulting in fires.

Can spark fires or explosions

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.

Application

Spray paint

Ensure that the pain is equally coated.

Pollution control

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.

Charging

Induction

Amber and Fur

Rubbing

Production of an electric charge on the surface of a conductor under the influence of an electric field