14. Electric Field of a Point Charge

14. Electric Field of a Point Charge - ~ F 1 = k qq 1 r 2 r...

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Electric Field of a Point Charge electric charge electric field electric charge generates locally exerts force exerts force over distance (1) Electric field ~ E generated by point charge q : ~ E = k q r 2 ˆ r (2) Force ~ F 1 exerted by field ~ E on point charge q 1 : ~ F 1 = q 1 ~ E (1+2) Force ~ F 1 exerted by charge q on charge q 1 :
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Unformatted text preview: ~ F 1 = k qq 1 r 2 r (static conditions) Permittivity constant: = 8 . 854 10-12 C 2 N-1 m-2 k = 1 4 = 8 . 99 10 9 Nm 2 C-2 + q r r source point r r point field point field ^ ^ E E tsl14 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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