Asked Mar 17, 2020

A student stands on a thick piece of insulating material, places her hand on top of a Van de Graaffgenerator, and then turns on the generator. Does she receive a shock?


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Van de Graaff generator creates static electricity. Charges get accumulated on the dome of the generator which will give rise to very high po...

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