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PHY2061 R. D. Field Department of Physics chp26_7.doc University of Florida Calculating the Electric Field Example: A total amount of charge Q is uniformily distributed along a thin semicircle of radius R . What is the electric field at a point P at the center of the circle? Answer: r E KQ R x = 2 2 π $ Example: A total amount of charge Q is uniformily distributed along a thin ring of radius R . What is the electric field at a point
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