Physics project 2.pptx

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Physics project 2.pptx

• 3. TABLE OF CONTENTS • What is Electrostatics? • Coulomb’s Law of Electrostatics • Electric field • Positively Charged Particles • Negatively Charged Particles • Neutral Particles • Electrostatics Examples • The Van de Graaff Generator • Laser Printers • Ink Jet Printers and Electrostatic Painting • Xeography
• 4. WHAT IS ELECTROSTATICS? • Electrostatics is a branch of physics that deals with the phenomena and properties of stationary or slow-moving electric charges. Electrostatic phenomena arise from the forces that electric charges exert on each other and are described by Coulomb’s law. Even though electrostatically induced forces seem to be relatively weak.
• 5. COULOMB’S LAW OF ELECTROSTATICS • We begin with the magnitude of the electrostatic force between two point charges q and Q . It is convenient to label one of these charges, q , as a test charge, and call Q a source charge. As we develop the theory, more source charges will be added. If r is the distance between two charges, then the force of electrostatic formula is: • F=k|q1q2|r2
• 6. ELECTRIC FIELD • Electric field lines help visualize the electric field. Field lines begin on a positive charge and terminate on a negative charge. Electric field lines are parallel to the direction of the electric field, and the density of these field lines is a measure of the magnitude of the electric field at any given point. • We show charge with “q” or “Q,” and the smallest unit charge is 1.6021 x 10-19 Coulomb (C). One electron and a proton have the same amount of charge
• 7. POSITIVELY CHARGED PARTICLES • In these particles, the numbers of positive ions are larger than the numbers of negative ions. This means the numbers of protons are larger than the number of electrons. To neutralize positively charged particles, electrons from the surroundings come to this particle until the number of protons and electrons becomes equal.
• 8. NEGATIVELY CHARGED PARTICLES • Similarly numbers of electrons are larger than the number of protons. To neutralize negatively charged particles, since protons cannot move and cannot come to negatively charged particles, electrons move to the ground or any other particle around.
• 9. NEUTRAL PARTICLES • Neutral particles include equal numbers of protons and electrons. They have both protons, neutrons and electrons; however, the numbers of positive ions equal the numbers of negative ions.
• 10. ELECTROSTATICS EXAMPLES • There are many examples of electrostatic phenomena: • The attraction of the plastic wrap to your hand after you remove it from a package. • The attraction of paper to a charged scale. • The apparently spontaneous explosion of grain silos. • The damage of electronic components during manufacturing. • Photocopier and laser printer operation.
• 11. THE VAN DE GRAAFF GENERATOR • A Van de Graaff generator is an electrostatic generator which uses a moving belt to accumulate electric charge on a hollow metal globe on the top of an insulated column, creating very high electric potentials. It produces very high voltage direct current (DC) electricity at low current levels.
• 12. VAN DE GRAAFF GENERATOR Figure 1. Schematic of Van de Graaff generator. A battery (A) supplies excess positive charge to a pointed conductor, the points of which spray the charge onto a moving insulating belt near the bottom. The pointed conductor (B) on top in the large sphere picks up the charge. (The induced electric field at the points is so large that it removes the charge from the belt.) This can be done because the charge does not remain inside the conducting sphere but moves to its outside surface. An ion source inside the sphere produces positive ions, which are accelerated away from the positive sphere to high velocities.
• 13. LASER PRINTERS • A laser printer is a popular type of computer printer that uses a non-impact photocopier technology where there are no keys striking the paper. When a document is sent to the printer, a laser beam "draws" the document on a selenium-coated drum using electrical charges. •
• 14. Figure 2. In a laser printer, a laser beam is scanned across a photoconducting drum, leaving a positive charge image. The other steps for charging the drum and transferring the image to paper are the same as in xerography. Laser light can be very precisely controlled, enabling laser printers to produce high-quality images.
• 15. INK JET PRINTERS AND ELECTROSTATIC PAINTING • The nozzle of an ink-jet printer produces small ink droplets, which are sprayed with electrostatic charge. Various computer-driven devices are then used to direct the droplets to the correct positions on a page. Electrostatic painting employs electrostatic charge to spray paint onto odd-shaped surfaces.
• 16. Figure 4. The nozzle of an ink-jet printer produces small ink droplets, which are sprayed with electrostatic charge. Various computer-driven devices are then used to direct the droplets to the correct positions on a page.
• 17. XEROGRAPHY • xerography, Image-forming process that relies on a photoconductive substance whose electrical resistance decreases when light falls on it. Xerography is the basis of the most widely used document-copying machines (see photocopier). The process was invented in the 1930s by U.S. physicist Chester F.
• 18. Figure 2. Xerography is a dry copying process based on electrostatics. The major steps in the process are the charging of the photoconducting drum, transfer of an image creating a positive charge duplicate, attraction of toner to the charged parts of the drum, and transfer of toner to the paper. Not shown are heat treatment of the paper and cleansing of the drum for the next copy.