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Sometimes, a crackling sound is heard while taking off a sweater during winters. Explain.

Sometimes, a crackling sound is heard while taking off a sweater during winters. Explain.

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
The electric discharge takes place between the body and the sweater due to friction. At the time of electric discharge some energy is released. In this case energy is released in the form of crackling sound.
Shafeeq Ahmed
31 Points
one year ago
crackling sound is heared while taking off sweater made of synthetic fibre during winters especially when the weather is dry because, since there is some humidity also present in the atmosphere and synthetic fibre gets charged and due to attraction forces acting between charged particles they oppose their detachment

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