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! We define the electric field in terms of the force it exerts on a positive point charge: ! Unit of the electric field: N/C (Newtons per Coulomb) ! Note that the electric force is parallel to the electric field and is proportional to the charge
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Unformatted text preview: Force alined with field for q>0, counter alined for q< 0 August 12, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 22 5 Precise Definition of Electric Field E Thursday, August 26, 2010...
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