02_28_Q_Assembly

# 02_28_Q_Assembly - Use the ideas from lecture about...

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Physics 212 2/28 HW Handout Name______________________ Spring 2003 Charge Assembly Due Wednesday 3/5 1) Find the total energy stored in the assembly of charges below. To do this, find the energy (work) required to bring each charge in from infinity. It does not matter in which order you do this and the first charge requires no work as there are no other charges to push against. The second charge pushes against the first and the third pushes against the first and second.
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Unformatted text preview: Use the ideas from lecture about potential and potential energy. At this point the masses do not matter and will be used in a future problem. Organize your work and explain (briefly) your reasoning. m = 4g q = +3 x 10-4 C 3m 3m 3m m = 5g q = +2 x 10-4 C m = 6g q = +4 x 10-4 C...
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