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A disk with radius R has uniform surface charge density "sigma". a) by regarding the disk as a sereis of thin concentric rings, calculate the electric potential V at a point on the disk's axis distance x from thecentere of the disk.Assume that the potential is zero at infinity. b) Calculate -dV/dx.show that the result agrees with the expression for Ex

A disk with radius R has uniform surface charge density "sigma". a) by regarding the disk as a sereis of thin concentric rings, calculate the electric potential V at a point on the disk's axis distance x from thecentere of the disk.Assume that the potential is zero at infinity. b) Calculate  -dV/dx.show  that the result agrees with the expression for Ex

Grade:12

3 Answers

SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
10 years ago

Dear raju,

Potential due to a uniformly charged disc
(i)    At a point on its axis

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σ = surface charge density on disc
(ii)    At the centre of the disc

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Potential at the edge of a uniformly charged disc

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akash aggarwal
19 Points
9 years ago

can u prove it

by eq

prabhat gaur
8 Points
7 years ago
Potential at the location of charge is not defined. so how can u define potential at center and circumference of ring. plz explain

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