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Static electricity can also cause uncomfortable shocks to a person who becomes "charged up". To experience this shock, drag your feet across a carpet in socks, then touch your finger to a doorknob. Static electricity can be responsible for the ignition of flammable gases, such as the vapors produced by petrol (gasoline) when you are filling your car.
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well, do you know sometimes when you touch a doorhandls, and you get a small electric shock? Well, that's static electricity. Athough in most situation this is fine, if you ar…e in a building with oil, or explsive gasses, this could cause a huge explosion.
I only know of disadvantages, it can cause severe damage in electronic equipment And advantage is Static electricity can be used to temporarily bond materials together and o…r compress non conductive material.
Static means it doesn't move. This is essentially what static electricity is, a charge tht has no current. It is made by the transfer of electrons, as a pose to a cell or batt…ery.
Electricity which are generated due to unbalance in charges in a matter . Charges so created are static and they will not move . Although they are static they will exert f…orce on other charges. Electricity which are generated due to this static charges is known as Static electricity and branch of physics which deals with it is known as Electrostatics. Lightning is an example of Static electricity in nature . Xerox machine works on the principle of Electrostatic principles.
Everything we see is made up of tiny little parts called atoms. The atoms are made of even smaller parts. These are called protons, electrons and neutrons. They are very diffe…rent from each other in many ways. One way they are different is their "charge." Protons have a positive (+) charge. Electrons have a negative (-) charge. Neutrons have no charge.
Static (meaning it does not move) electricity is an electric charge which is stored. One way to generate static electricity is to rub two things together, and one of the mater…ials picks up negatively charged electrons- making the item that has picked up electrons negative, and the other one positive. This charge does not move because of the material is resistant to flow, so there is no easy path for current flow. Capacitors store a static charge - an excess of electrons on on of the plates relative to the other plate. A capacitor can be 'charged up' via a battery or other voltage source.
Static electricity is a form of electricity and as everyone knows, it can SHOCK you. That's because if you gather enough electrons (by rubbing your feet w/ socks onto a carpet…) and touch metal you'll get a tiny shock. That's because the electrons transfered to the metal. Though Static electricity isn't fun to play with. In the Winter, if you wear socks and gather enough electrons, touch the computer.......Seriously! (WARNING: TOUCHING THE COMPUTER MAY RISK TURNING OFF THE COMPUTER BECAUSE OF TRANSFERED ELECTRONS).
It is called static because from the word itself, static, means not moving or no action. Please note that the more accurate term is "static charge" because it means a charge …(surplus or deficiency of electrons) that is not moving. The basic unit of charge is the coulomb, which is 1.24 x 1018 electrons. If 1 coulomb per second is flowing past a point in a circuit, that is a current of 1 amp.
Rub a balloon to your hair. That is one way.
How does static electricity work? 1. Static electricity is the result of an imbalance between negative and positive charges in an object. These charges can build up on the… surface of an object until they find a way to be released or discharged. One way to discharge them is through a circuit. The rubbing of certain materials against one another can transfer negative charges, or electrons. For example, if you rub your shoe on the carpet, your body collects extra electrons. The electrons cling to your body until they can be released. As you reach and touch your pet (dog or cat) you get a shock. It is only the extra electrons being released from you to your unsuspecting pet. How does my hair stick up?2. As you remove your hat, electrons are transferred from hat to hair, creating that interesting hairdo! Remember, objects with the same charge repel each other. Because they have the same charge, your hair will stand on end. Your hairs are simply trying to get as far away from each other as possible! How does a balloon stick to the wall?3. When you rub a balloon against your clothes and it sticks to the wall, you are adding a extra of electrons (negative charges) to the surface of the balloon. The wall is now more positively charged than the balloon. As the two come in contact, the balloon will stick because of the rule that opposites attract (positive to negative). Static electricity is a form of electricity that does not flow: it is electricity at rest. Objects carry positive electric charges when some of their atoms have fewer electrons than they should, and they carry negative electric charges when some of the atoms have more electrons than they should. An easy way to produce static electricity is to rub two objects (made of certain materials) together: this transfers electrons from one item to another, giving each a positive or negative charge. Positively and negatively charged objects are attracted to each other like magnets-because each wants to shed or acquire electrons. When static electricity becomes powerful enough, so many electrons jump from one thing to another that they cause a visible electric spark, which you will feel as a little "shock" if one of the things the electrons jump to you! (Loose electrons can attach to atoms in the surface of your skin.) Lightning, in fact, is really just a giant spark that results when static electricity builds up in a cloud during a thunderstorm.
Static electricity is static. It's just shortened.
you have static electricity because it keeps electrons from moving and here is an example........ lets say you hit a candle and you thought that you hit it hard but it didn't …fall over because the static electcity didn't let it fall
You can ground the item that has a build up of the static charge. Ground straps are typically worn when working on static-discharge sensitive components like circuit boards in… a server. Otherwise, ground the item to discharge the static charge. Note that the correct term is "static charge", which refers to the buildup or deficiency of electrons on a charged body.
static in static electricity is the bombardment of electron from super natural energy towards the current.it occupy a space in current cavities..thus the staticity icreases...…this is the static in static electricity
none, except: static electricity is electric charge without current flow, usually induced by friction between two different insulating materials. dynamic electr…icity is electric charge with current flow. when static electricity is discharged it is no longer static, as there is current flow during the discharge.