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Derivation of I = Anev

Mean Drift Velocity

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In this entry, we will derive the equation for the mean drift velocity to find out how fast electrons move in a circuit.

where I is the electric current in amperes, A is the cross-sectional area in mΒ², n is the number density, e is the elementary charge and v is the mean drift velocity.

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