5and6 - Phys102 Lecture 6 - 1 Phys102 Lecture 5/6 Electric...

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Phys102 Lecture 5/6 Electric Potential Key Points Electric Potential Energy and Potential Difference Relation between Electric Potential and Electric Field Electric Potential Due to Point Charges Equipotential Surfaces Electric Dipole Potential References SFU Ed: 23-1,2,3,4,5,6,7*,8,9. 6 th Ed: 17-1,2,3,4,5,6,+. Phys102 Lecture 6 - 1
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The electrostatic force is conservative potential energy can be defined. Change in electric potential energy is negative of work done by electric force: 23-1 Electrostatic Potential Energy and Potential Difference
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Only changes in potential can be measured, allowing free assignment of V = 0: 23-1 Electrostatic Potential Energy and Potential Difference
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Analogy between gravitational and electrical potential energy: 23-1 Electrostatic Potential Energy and Potential Difference
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Electric potential is defined as potential energy per unit charge: Unit of electric potential: the volt ( V ): 1 V = 1 J / C . 23-1 Electrostatic Potential Energy and Potential Difference
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Example 23-2: Electron in CRT. Suppose an electron in a
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