World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Orders of magnitude (charge)

Article Id: WHEBN0016817880
Reproduction Date:

Title: Orders of magnitude (charge)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Orders of magnitude, Orders of magnitude (illuminance), Orders of magnitude (resistance), Orders of magnitude (entropy), Orders of magnitude (luminance)
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Orders of magnitude (charge)

This page is a progressive and labeled list of the SI charge orders of magnitude, with certain examples appended to some list objects.

List of orders of magnitude for electric charge
Factor
[Coulomb]
SI prefix Value Item
10−21 zepto- (zC)
10−20 −5.34×10−20 C (−1/3 e)—charge of down, strange and bottom quark quarks
10−19 1.068×10−19 C (2/3 e)—charge of up, charm and top quark quarks
1.602×10−19 C the elementary charge e, i.e. the negative charge on a single electron or the positive charge on a single proton
10−18 atto- (aC) 1.9×10−18 C planck charge
10−17 1.473×10−17 C (92 e) - positive charge on a uranium nucleus
10−15 femto- (fC) 1×10−15 C charge on a typical dust particle
10−12 pico- (pC) 1×10−12 C charge in typical microwave frequency capacitors
10−9 nano- (nC) 1×10−9 C charge in typical radio frequency capacitors
10−6 micro- (µC) 1×10−6 C charge in typical audio frequency capacitors
~1×10−6 C static electricity from rubbing materials together[1]
10−3 milli- (mC) 1×10−3 C Charge in typical power supply capacitors
100 C 1×100 C two negative point charges of +1 C, placed one meter apart, would experience a repulsive force of 9×109 N
101 deca- (daC) 2.6×101 C Charge in a typical thundercloud (15 - 350 C)[2]
103 kilo- (kC) 5×103 C typical alkaline AA battery is about 5000 C ≈ 1.4 A⋅h[3]
104 9.64×104 C charge on one mole of electrons (Faraday constant)
105 2.16×105 C car battery charge
106 mega- (MC)
107 1.07×107 C charge needed to produce 1 kg of aluminium from bauxite in an electrolytic cell
108 5.9×108 C charge in world's largest battery bank (36 MWh), assuming 220VAC output[4]

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ Hasbrouck, Richard. Mitigating Lightning Hazards, Science & Technology Review May 1996. Retrieved on 2009-04-26.
  3. ^ How to do everything with digital photography – David Huss, p. 23, at Google Books, "The capacity range of an AA battery is typically from 1100–2200 mAh."
  4. ^ http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-01/china-builds-worlds-largest-battery-36-megawatt-hour-behemoth - China Builds the World's Largest Battery - 01.04.2012
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.