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2.3 Point Charge in the Presence of a Charged, Insulated, Conducting

the previous section we considered the problem of a point charge q near a

grounded

2.3 Point Charge in the Presence of a Charged, Insulated, Conducting

**Sphere**Inthe previous section we considered the problem of a point charge q near a

grounded

**sphere**and saw that a surface-charge density was induced on the**sphere**.Page 33

2.4 Point Charge near a Conducting

which can be discussed easily is that of a point charge near a conducting

held at a fixed potential V. The potential is the same as for the charged

2.4 Point Charge near a Conducting

**Sphere**at Fixed Potential Another problemwhich can be discussed easily is that of a point charge near a conducting

**sphere**held at a fixed potential V. The potential is the same as for the charged

**sphere**, ...Page 39

As a very simple example of the solution of a potential problem by inversion we

consider an isolated conducting

The potential has the constant value Q/R inside the

...

As a very simple example of the solution of a potential problem by inversion we

consider an isolated conducting

**sphere**of radius R with a total charge Q on it.The potential has the constant value Q/R inside the

**sphere**and falls off inversely...

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics I | 26 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics II | 54 |

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