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University Physics, Chapter 23 August 12, 2010 5 Constant Electric Field - Special Cases ! If the displacement is in the same direction as the electric field A positive charge loses potential energy when it moves in the direction of the
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Unformatted text preview: electric field. ! If the displacement is in the direction opposite to the electric field A positive charge gains potential energy when it moves in the direction opposite to the electric field. Thursday, September 9, 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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