The UAE has embarked upon a nuclear power programme in close consultation with the International Atomic Energy Agency, and with huge public support. It accepted a $20 billion…

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It is simple to think of electricity as an electron (or electron-sized impulse) flowing through a conductor. But in practice a single electron is way too small and…

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The flux through the surface of this cube is just q/ϵ0 by Gauss’s Law since it is a closed surface containing the charge. Now imagine dividing each face…

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Electrovalent compounds in the solid state do not conduct electricity because movement of ions in the solid state is not possible due to their rigid structure. But these…

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Electrostatic potential is electrostatic potential energy gained or lost in moving a unit charge in an electric field. Hence, Joule / Coulomb is also a unit of Electrostatic…

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Do you need a vent for an electric stove? The truth is that you should consider a vent for your electric stove. Even if you cook one or…

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The panels are usually much darker than the ground they cover, so a vast expanse of solar cells will absorb a lot of additional energy and emit it…

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An electric cell is a device which produces a small amount of electricity from the chemicals stored inside it. The metal cap is the positive terminal and the…

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Nuclear plants are the most efficient source of electricity, operating 24/7 at a 93 percent average capacity factor. … That’s more than two times the capacity factor of…

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What tools does a first year electrical apprentice need? To help you plan your first purchases, here are 5 must-have tools in an apprentice electrician’s kit: Pliers. ……

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