Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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Chapter 27 - Current and Resistance - Exercises and Problems - Page 762: 1


$v_d = 3.7\times 10^{-5}~m/s$

Work Step by Step

We can find the drift speed: $v_d = \frac{i_e}{n_e~A}$ $v_d = \frac{i_e}{n_e~\pi~r^2}$ $v_d = \frac{1.0\times 10^{20}~/5.0~s}{(1.7\times 10^{29}~m^{-3})~(\pi)~(1.0\times 10^{-3}~m)^2}$ $v_d = 3.7\times 10^{-5}~m/s$
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