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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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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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 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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Nuclear power plants are very similar to conventional fossil fuel plants, in which a fossil fuel (coal, oil, natural gas) is burned, and the heat is used to…

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Answer: Carbon compounds are poor electrical conductors because they form covalent bonds, and they do not give rise to free electrons because all electrons are used to create…

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Electric lawnmowers may cut out for two main reasons: A faulty power switch or a loose cable connection. An overheating motor can cause the thermal cut out to…

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Power line technicians install and repair the cables and wires used in electrical power and distribution systems. They are also responsible for erecting power poles, lights, and setting…

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Capacitors store electric energy when charged. The charges on the capacitor plates produce an electric field inside the capacitor. Is there any electric field inside a capacitor? Due…

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The answer is no, an electric fence DOES NOT have to make a complete loop. … Creating a continuous loop will increase voltage on the fence line, because…

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