tsl188 - t ⇒ y t = 1 2 a y t 2 • The path is parabolic...

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Charged Particle Moving in Uniform Electric Field Electric field ~ E is directed up. Electric force: ~ F = q ~ E (constant) Acceleration: ~a = ~ F m = q m ~ E = const. Horizontal motion: a x = 0 v x ( t ) = v 0 x ( t ) = v 0 t Vertical motion: a y = q m E v y ( t ) = a y
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Unformatted text preview: t ⇒ y ( t ) = 1 2 a y t 2 • The path is parabolic: y = „ qE 2 mv 2 « x 2 • ~ F changes direction and magnitude of ~v . F v v F + + E m,q tsl188 – p.1/1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHYS 204 taught by Professor Andrevantonder during the Spring '07 term at Rhode Island.

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