electric field strength


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electric field strength

n. Symbol E
A measure of the strength of an electric field at a given point in space, equal to the force the field would induce on a unit of positive electric charge at that point. Also called electric field intensity, electric intensity.
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electric field strength

n
(General Physics) the strength or intensity of an electric field at any point, usually measured in volts per metre. Symbol: E
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In addition, the permissible electric field strength in air [E.sub.a] is taken in calculations to be 500 kV/m.
These were used for a retrospective assessment of the maximum electric field strength during occupational exposure;
The dependence of the yield strength of ECDM on the electric field strength is shown in the Fig.
The PD activities indicated that how the electric charges are affected by the electric field strength. The power of electrical tree growth came from the electric strength.
Figure 8 shows the relation between the average velocity of single outlet and applied electric field strength, where the ordinate is the average speed at a single exit v (mm/s) and the abscissa is the voltage at the power source U (V).
More than 45% of the schools, electric field strengths are higher than the average values of 1 (V/m).
The radial deformation [u.sub.r] is directly proportional to the square of the electric field strength; inversely proportional to [E.sub.e]; and dependent on the dielectric constants [[epsilon].sub.sphere] and [[epsilon].sub.out].
The main advantage of parallel plate electrodes is that they could deliver a more equally distributed electric field and ensure the target area is exposed to the similar electric field strength.
Caption: Figure 3: Unperturbed electric field strength in the vicinity of rod antenna of the radiophone: comparison of measured and numerically calculated values along lines L1-L3 (see Figure 1) with standard uncertainty of their evaluation (reference value, maximum value along the line L2).
The greatest values of electric field strength are actually under a high voltage lines.
The structure further reduces on-resistance compared to the single-trench design and, thanks to reductions in the electric field strength around the gate, should deliver even higher reliability.