Physics Notes 10-10-07

Physics Notes 10-10-07 - -field lines never cross The...

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Physics Notes 10-10-07 -electricity vectors go out from the positive and in to the negative. This is because the test charge is positive. Since the electric field is a vector, the electric field at any point is the vector sum of the field vectors at that point caused by each charge separately. -the number of lines starting on a positive charge is proportional to the magnitude of the charge
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Unformatted text preview: -field lines never cross. The electric field vector has a unique direction at any point.-the direction of the electric field is tangent to the field line-where field lines are closer together, the field is stronger in magnitude-field lines are perpendicular to conductor surface...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PHY 101 taught by Professor Schwarz during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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