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Elec. Potential - PHY 2049C General Physics B Fields...

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PHY 2049C – General Physics B Fields, Circuits, Waves, Light Today: 1) Electric Potential from Multiple Sources
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Potential Energy – Electric Potential The electric potential is defined as Potential Energy per unit charge . (Remember: The electric field is force per unit charge) Symbol: Potential = “Voltage” Unit: 1 Volt The field always points toward the lower Potential +V -V V = U q
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