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## Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
drift_speed = Electric Current/Number of Electrons*[Charge-e]*Cross sectional area
Vd = i/e-*[Charge-e]*A
This formula uses 2 Constants, 1 Functions, 3 Variables
Constants Used
e - Napier's constant Value Taken As 2.71828182845904523536028747135266249
[Charge-e] - Charge of electron Value Taken As 1.60217662E-19
Functions Used
C - Binomial coefficient function, C(n,k)
Variables Used
Electric Current - Electric Current is the time rate of flow of charge through a cross sectional area. (Measured in Ampere)
Number of Electrons- The number of Electrons is the total number of negatively charged subatomic particles which is either free or bound to the nucleus of an atom.
Cross sectional area - Cross sectional area is the area of a two-dimensional shape that is obtained when a three dimensional shape is sliced perpendicular to some specifies axis at a point. (Measured in Square Meter)
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Electric Current: 1 Ampere --> 1 Ampere No Conversion Required
Number of Electrons: 6 --> No Conversion Required
Cross sectional area: 10 Square Meter --> 10 Square Meter No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
Vd = i/e-*[Charge-e]*A --> 1/6*[Charge-e]*10
Evaluating ... ...
Vd = 2.67029436666667E-19
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
2.67029436666667E-19 Meter per Second --> No Conversion Required
FINAL ANSWER
2.67029436666667E-19 Meter per Second <-- Drift Speed
(Calculation completed in 00.016 seconds)

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### Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given Formula

drift_speed = Electric Current/Number of Electrons*[Charge-e]*Cross sectional area
Vd = i/e-*[Charge-e]*A

## What is drift speed of an electron?

The drift speed is an average speed attained by charged particles, such as electrons, in a material due to an electric field. In general, an electron in a conductor will propagate randomly at the Fermi velocity, resulting in an average velocity of zero.

## How to Calculate Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given?

Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given calculator uses drift_speed = Electric Current/Number of Electrons*[Charge-e]*Cross sectional area to calculate the Drift Speed, The Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given is the average velocity that a particle achieves due to an electric field. Drift Speed and is denoted by Vd symbol.

How to calculate Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given, enter Electric Current (i), Number of Electrons (e-) and Cross sectional area (A) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given calculation can be explained with given input values -> 2.670E-19 = 1/6*[Charge-e]*10.

### FAQ

What is Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given?
The Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given is the average velocity that a particle achieves due to an electric field and is represented as Vd = i/e-*[Charge-e]*A or drift_speed = Electric Current/Number of Electrons*[Charge-e]*Cross sectional area. Electric Current is the time rate of flow of charge through a cross sectional area, The number of Electrons is the total number of negatively charged subatomic particles which is either free or bound to the nucleus of an atom and Cross sectional area is the area of a two-dimensional shape that is obtained when a three dimensional shape is sliced perpendicular to some specifies axis at a point.
How to calculate Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given?
The Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given is the average velocity that a particle achieves due to an electric field is calculated using drift_speed = Electric Current/Number of Electrons*[Charge-e]*Cross sectional area. To calculate Drift Speed when Cross-Sectional Area is Given, you need Electric Current (i), Number of Electrons (e-) and Cross sectional area (A). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Electric Current, Number of Electrons and Cross sectional area and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Drift Speed?
In this formula, Drift Speed uses Electric Current, Number of Electrons and Cross sectional area. We can use 10 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
• equivalent_resistance = Resistance+Final Resistance
• equivalent_resistance = (1/Resistance+1/Final Resistance)^(-1)
• shunt = Electric current through galvanometer*Resistance through galvanometer/(Electric Current-Electric current through galvanometer)
• electric_potential_difference = (Electric current through galvanometer*Resistance)+(Electric current through galvanometer*Resistance through galvanometer)
• electric_current = Charge/Total Time Taken
• electric_field = Electric Potential Difference/Length of Conductor
• voltage = Electric Current*Resistance
• resistance = (Resistivity*Length of Conductor)/Cross sectional area
• power = Electric Potential Difference*Electric Current
• power = (Electric Current)^2*Resistance
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