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Physics ch. 18

Electric Charge

QuestionAnswer
What is an electrick? Something that can be electrified.
Who was the first modern scientist who studied static electricity? William Gilbert
Who believe there are two kinds electrical fluid? Charles du Fay
who believed there is only one kind of electrical fluid? Benjamin Franklin
What is the law of charges? Unlike attract and like repel.
Who discovered that all matter have negatively charged particles? JJ Thompson
Who found the fundamental charge of a single electron? Robert Millikan
What atoms allows the transfer of charges; mainly metals? Conductors
What atoms doesn't allow the transfer of charges; mainly nonmetals? Insulators
What are two ways to detect electric charge? Pith balls, and the electroscope
Static charge can be produce by what 2 method? conduction and induction
What is an electron reservoir which is large enough to neutralize a charge object without being charged? Electrical grounding
What is a negative charged electrick called? Resinous
What is a positive charged electrick called? Vitreous
What is a stationary electricity called? Static electricity
Unit for static charge? Coulomb and esu
Created by: pjmm00