HW #6 - More Potential

HW #6 - More Potential - MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print...

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MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View Potential of a Charged Disk A disk of radius has a total charge uniformly distributed over its surface. The disk has negligible thickness and lies in the xy plane. Throughout this problem, you may use the variable in place of . Part A What is the electric potential on the z axis as a function of , for ? Hint A.1 Hint not displayed Part A.2 Part not displayed Hint A.3 Hint not displayed Express your answer in terms of , , and . You may use instead of . ANSWER: = Part B What is the magnitude of the electric field on the axis, as a function of , for ? Part B.1 Part not displayed Hint B.2 Hint not displayed Express your answer in terms of some or all of the variables , , and . You may use instead of .
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MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View ANSWER: = Since the magnitude of the electric field (and potential) must be symmetric about the plane, the general expression for the magnitude of the electric field on the z axis for all is . Note the use of
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PEP 112 taught by Professor Whittaker during the Spring '07 term at Stevens.

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HW #6 - More Potential - MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print...

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