5B30.20 - Charged Ovoid

Charged ovoid

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PIRA Classification: 5B30.20

Description: A Zeppelin-shaped conductor is mounted on an insulated stand. The conductor is charged with a PVC rod. Two small conductors, one pointed and one round (to fit the ends of the large conductor), are available to transfer charge to electroscopes. Each conductor is placed on the ovoid simultaneously and then on to the electroscopes. The amount of charge is observed.

Special Instructions: None

Condition: Good

Setup time: 1 minute

Safety Issues: None