What determines the amount of potential
energy a charge possesses in the vicinity
of another charge?
What is voltage?
How do you calculate the voltage near a
What is the significance of the zero
point of voltage?
How is the voltage from a collection of
point charges calculated?
Describe the significance of an equipotential
surface. What can you say about the electric
field at such a surface?
Describe the potential of an electric dipole
Calculate the voltage near a line charge.
... near a uniformly charged disc.
How do you calculate the electric field from
Describe the voltage inside an isolated
charged conductor. Develop an expression
for the voltage of a charged conducting sphere.
How is it that a bird can sit on a high voltage transmission
line and not be shocked?
How does a Van de Graaff generator achieve such high
Why is it dangerous to stand under a tree during a
thunderstorm? Why is the lightning more likely to
strike the tree than flat earth?
Why does the question "How much voltage does it take
to be a shock hazard?" not have a straightforward
answer? What is the best measure of the severity of