Electron Drift Velocity Calculator

The Electron Drift Velocity Calculator will calculate the:

  1. Drift velocity of an electron moving inside a conductor
Electron Drift Velocity Calculator
Electron Drift Velocity Calculator Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The Drift velocity of an electron moving inside a conductor is m/s [metre per second]
Drift velocity of an electron moving inside a conductor calculation
vdrift = e × ∆V × τ/2me × d
vdrift = × × /(2 × ) ×
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Electron Drift Velocity Calculator Input Values
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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