Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationHSC Science Class 12

Write the general definition of electric dipole moment for a collection of point charge. - Physics

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Write the general definition of electric dipole moment for a collection of point charge.

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Solution

The electric dipole moment vector lies along the line joining two charges and is directed from -q to + q. The SI unit of dipole moment is a coulomb meter (Cm).

`vec"P" = "qa" hat"i" - "qa"(- hat"i") = 2 "qa" hat"i"`

Concept: Electric Dipole and Its Properties
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Chapter 1: Electrostatics - Evaluation [Page 73]

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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 12th Physics Volume 1 and 2 Answers Guide
Chapter 1 Electrostatics
Evaluation | Q II. 9. | Page 73
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