1102_Potential_Mapping_Exp13_HW

1102_Potential_Mapping_Exp13_HW - 4. If the electric...

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Physics 1102 Experiment 13 Homework NAME _________________________________ 1. The electric potential due to a point charge is given by V=kq/r where q is the charge, r is the distance from q and k = 8.99x10 -9 Nm 2 /C 2 . Show that the SI unit of electric potential is a volt. 2. What are equipotential lines? 3. How are equipotential lines used to obtain the electric field lines?
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Unformatted text preview: 4. If the electric potential is different from zero in some region of space, can the electric field be zero in that same region? Explain your answer. 5. If the electric potential is zero in some region of space, can the electric field be different from zero in that region? Explain your answer....
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2010 for the course PHYS 1102 taught by Professor Lowellwood during the Spring '10 term at University of Houston.

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