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Unformatted text preview: Gausss Law (II) Examples: charged spherical shell, infinite plane, long straight wire ext sections 24.3 Text sections 24.3 P r a c t i c e p r o b l e m s : c h a p t e r 2 4 , p r o b l e m s 2 3 , 2 7 , 2 9 , 3 1 , 3 3 , 5 4 R e a d s e c t i o n 2 4 . 3 c a r e f u l l y , i n c l u d i n g f i e l d o f a l i n e o r c y l i n d e r . Gausss Law Gausss Law F o r a c l o s e d s u r f a c e S : Net outward flux through S enclosed charge net = Calculating E for symmetric charge distributions Calculating E for symmetric charge distributions 1) Use symmetry to sketch the behaviour of E ( p o s s i b l e o n l y f o r v e r y s y m m e t i c d i s t r i b u t i o n s ) 2) Pick an i m a g i n a r y gaussian surface S 3) Calculate the flux through S, in terms of an unknown | E | 4) Calculate the charge enclosed by S from geometry 5) Relate 3) and 4) by Gausss Law, solve for | E | Example: Example: Uniformly Charged Sphere Uniformly Charged Sphere (uniform (uniform...
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## This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PHYSICS 1E03 taught by Professor Jopko during the Spring '08 term at McMaster University.

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