Physics Reading Notes Chapters 23 and 24

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Physics Reading Notes Chapters 23 and 24 Charges of the same sign repel one another and charges with opposite signs attract one another Electrified state of an object by rubbing is the result of the transfer of charge from one object to another, charge is not created When insulators are rubbed only the rubbed area becomes charged and the charge is unable to move around the object In conductors the charge created by rubbing distributes over the entire surface of the
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Unformatted text preview: material • By convention a positive force is a repulsive force and a negative force is an attractive force • An electric field exists at a point if a test change at that point experiences an electric force. • In F=qE if q is positive the force is in the same direction as the field and if q is negative the force and the field are in the opposite directions •...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course PHY PHY1321 taught by Professor Czajkowski during the Fall '08 term at University of Ottawa.

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