P24_056 - 56. Since the fields involved are uniform, the...

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Unformatted text preview: 56. Since the fields involved are uniform, the precise location of P is not relevant; what is important is it is above the three sheets, with the positively charged sheets contributing upward fields and the negatively charged sheet contributing a downward field, which conveniently conforms to usual conventions (of upward as positive and downward as negative). The net field is directed upward, and (from Eq. 24-13) is magnitude is σ1 σ2 σ3 1.0 × 10−6 E= + + = = 5.6 × 104 N/C . 2 ε0 2 ε0 2 ε0 2 × 8.85 × 10−12 ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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