# Electron Drift Velocity Calculator

The Electron Drift Velocity Calculator will calculate the:

1. Drift velocity of an electron moving inside a conductor
 🖹 Normal View🗖 Full Page View Calculator Precision (Decimal Places)51015161718192021222324253035404550 Potential difference (ΔV) V Mean free time between two collisions (τ) s Length of wire (d) m Charge of electron (e) C × 10 power of Mass of electron (me) kg × 10 power of
Drift velocity of an electron moving inside a conductor calculation The Drift velocity of an electron moving inside a conductor is m/s [metre per second] vdrift = e × ∆V × τ/2me × dvdrift = × × /(2 × ) × vdrift = / × vdrift = /vdrift = Potential difference (ΔV) V [Volt] Mean free time between two collisions (τ) s [second] Length of wire (d) m [metre] Charge of electron (e) C [Coulomb] Mass of electron (me) kg [kilogram]

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Section 15: Electrodynamics

## Drift velocity of an electron moving inside a conductor Formula and Calculation

vdrift = e × ∆V × τ/2me × d

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