Lecture no. 30 from the course: Physics and Our Universe
Taught by Professor Richard Wolfson | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Jolt your understanding of electric potential difference, or voltage. A volt is one joule of work or energy per coulomb of charge. Survey the characteristics of voltage—from batteries, to Van de Graaff generators, to thunderstorms, which discharge lightning across a potential difference of millions of volts.