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A cylinder of radius R and length L is placed in a uniform electric feild E parallel to the cylinder axis The flux for the surface of the cylinder is given by

A cylinder of radius R and length L is placed in a uniform electric feild E parallel to the cylinder axis The flux for the surface of the cylinder is given by

Grade:12

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bibhash jha
15 Points
12 years ago

The flux is the dot product of area element and the electric field.

Since electric field is in the direction of the axis, it is perpendicular to the area vector for all area elements on

the surafce . So the total flux through the surface is zero .

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