Electrical Engineering/E Potential

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Hi Cleggsan,

I know that the E field inside a conducting sphere
is zero, but is the ELECTRIC POTENTIAL also zero everywhere inside the sphere..thanks!

Answer
Assuming a perfect sphere and uniform surface conductance it seems by looking at the equations for the electric field it would be uniform.......  but in the practical world where real materials are used it is probably not so.

http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/PY106/Electricfield.html

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