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PHY2049L Individual Work Lab 3: Electric Field and Potential Valentina Espinosa Brief Description Coulomb's Law describes the force that one charged particle exerts on a second charged particle. In this experiment we are mapping the potential in the space around a pair of charged objects and finding out what can be extracted regarding the associated electric field. Preliminary Questions 1. What is meant by "voltage?" 2. If E is the gradient of potential, then 1 N/C should be the same as 1 V/m. Show that this is true. You may need to look up the definition of the volt. 3. What is the value of E inside a conductor, charged or uncharged? 4. What can you say about the potential inside a conductor, charged or uncharged? " Voltage " lstheworkdonepervmtchargetomovla Htt charge between I. pants . Itsalsoknownaielectromotlne force . EFIQCMD and E- YDCVOHSIM ] Yd - Flq E- Yd - - work done M H mqge.i-fdtq.at - - HENK Mo - - Vim Elelectnctleldllnsldl the conductor HUN whether the conductor lsohargeaornot .

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