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Unformatted text preview: Point Charge in Uniform E field (corrected) F = m a = q E a = q m E v x = v x = v t                  + + ++ + + + + + + ++ + q E v x y = 1 2 a y t 2 = 1 2 q m E x 2 v o 2 1/18/12 2 E n dA = 1 S Q inside Gauss Law *relates the electric fields at points on a closed Gaussian surface and the net charge enclosed by that surface. ? 1/18/12 3 Concept of Flux v Air stream with uniform velocity, v , flows through a loop of area A = volume time can define a flux: 1/18/12 4 Flux of an Electric Field Gaussian surface of arbitrary shape immersed in a nonuniform electric field 1/18/12 5 Example: Flux through a Cube Consider a uniform electric field oriented parallel to the x  direction. Find the net flux through the surface of a cube of edge L oriented as shown. y E x z 1/18/12 6 Gauss Law *Relates net flux, , of an electric field through a closed surface to the net charge that is enclosed by the surface....
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Spring '08 term at Purdue UniversityWest Lafayette.
 Spring '08
 Wei
 Charge, Electric Fields, Gauss' Law

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