Week2(dragged 57 - points in the upward direction • The electric dipole moment makes an angle with the electric field The net force on the dipole

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August 12, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 22 44 Forces on an Electric Dipole ! Place an electric dipole in a uniform electric field The dipole is composed of two equal but opposite charges, +q and -q located a distance d apart The electric field is constant and
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Unformatted text preview: points in the upward direction • The electric dipole moment makes an angle ! with the electric field ! The net force on the dipole is zero! ! The dipole experiences a torque about its center Thursday, September 2, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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