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Is the speed at which electrons move through a conducting wire binary?

If a voltage differential causes electrons to move through a conducting wire, and no other forces are acting against them, will they always move at the highest possible speed through that material? ...
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Voltage as electromotive “force”

Considering the "water analogy" for electricity, it seems voltage is sort of like gravity: (image source: http://learn.olympiacircuits.com/electricity-flows-like-water.html) Now when water actually ...
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Propagation of Electric Signal from Physics Perspective? [closed]

We know that in terms of copper or metal conductors, when one part is given heat the other part also gets hot. This is some kind of transmission of electrons. Signal transmission in terms of data ...
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What do the batteries actually do to the electrons?

I am plagued by this simple question that what force exactly causes the motion of an electron in the middle of a lattice of electrons of a wire? a. Is it an electric field created inside a wire due to ...