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Sketch the electric field lines in the vicinity of the conductor in [link] given the field was originally uniform and parallel to the object's long axis. Is the resulting field small near the long side of the object?
Sketch the electric field lines in the vicinity of the conductor in [link] given the field was originally uniform and parallel to the object's long axis. Is the resulting field small near the long side of the object?
Sketch the electric field between the two conducting plates shown in [link] , given the top plate is positive and an equal amount of negative charge is on the bottom plate. Be certain to indicate the distribution of charge on the plates.
Sketch the electric field lines in the vicinity of the charged insulator in [link] noting its nonuniform charge distribution.
What is the force on the charge located at $x=\mathrm{8.00\; cm}$ in [link] (a) given that $q=1\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ ?
(a) Find the total electric field at $x=\mathrm{1.00\; cm}$ in [link] (b) given that $q=\mathrm{5.00\; nC}$ . (b) Find the total electric field at $x=\mathrm{11.00\; cm}$ in [link] (b). (c) If the charges are allowed to move and eventually be brought to rest by friction, what will the final charge configuration be? (That is, will there be a single charge, double charge, etc., and what will its value(s) be?)
(a) ${E}_{x=\text{1.00 cm}}=-\infty $
(b) $2\text{.}\text{12}\times {\text{10}}^{5}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{N/C}$
(c) one charge of $+q$
(a) Find the electric field at $x=\mathrm{5.00\; cm}$ in [link] (a), given that $q=1.00\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ . (b) At what position between 3.00 and 8.00 cm is the total electric field the same as that for $\mathrm{\u20132}q$ alone? (c) Can the electric field be zero anywhere between 0.00 and 8.00 cm? (d) At very large positive or negative values of x , the electric field approaches zero in both (a) and (b). In which does it most rapidly approach zero and why? (e) At what position to the right of 11.0 cm is the total electric field zero, other than at infinity? (Hint: A graphing calculator can yield considerable insight in this problem.)
(a) Find the total Coulomb force on a charge of 2.00 nC located at $x=\mathrm{4.00\; cm}$ in [link] (b), given that $q=1.00\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ . (b) Find the x -position at which the electric field is zero in [link] (b).
(a) 0.252 N to the left
(b) $x=\mathrm{6.07\; cm}$
Using the symmetry of the arrangement, determine the direction of the force on $q$ in the figure below, given that ${q}_{a}={q}_{b}\text{=+}7\text{.}\text{50}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ and ${q}_{c}={q}_{d}=-7\text{.}\text{50}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ . (b) Calculate the magnitude of the force on the charge $q$ , given that the square is 10.0 cm on a side and $q=2\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ .
(a) Using the symmetry of the arrangement, determine the direction of the electric field at the center of the square in [link] , given that ${q}_{a}={q}_{b}=-1\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ and ${q}_{c}={q}_{d}\text{=+}1\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ . (b) Calculate the magnitude of the electric field at the location of $q$ , given that the square is 5.00 cm on a side.
(a)The electric field at the center of the square will be straight up, since ${q}_{a}$ and ${q}_{b}$ are positive and ${q}_{c}$ and ${q}_{d}$ are negative and all have the same magnitude.
(b) $2\text{.}\text{04}\times {\text{10}}^{7}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{N/C}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}(\text{upward})$
Find the electric field at the location of ${q}_{a}$ in [link] given that ${q}_{b}={q}_{c}={q}_{d}\text{=+}2\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{nC}$ , $q=-1\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{nC}$ , and the square is 20.0 cm on a side.
Find the total Coulomb force on the charge $q$ in [link] , given that $q=1\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ , ${q}_{a}=2\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ , ${q}_{b}=-3\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ , ${q}_{c}=-4\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ , and ${q}_{d}\text{=+}1\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{\mu C}$ . The square is 50.0 cm on a side.
$0\text{.}\text{102}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{N},$ in the $-y$ $$ $$ $$ direction
(a) Find the electric field at the location of ${q}_{a}$ in [link] , given that ${q}_{\text{b}}=\mathrm{+10.00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mu \text{C}$ and ${q}_{\text{c}}=\mathrm{\u20135.00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mu \text{C}$ . (b) What is the force on ${q}_{a}$ , given that ${q}_{\text{a}}=\mathrm{+1.50}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{nC}$ ?
(a) Find the electric field at the center of the triangular configuration of charges in [link] , given that ${q}_{a}\text{=+}2\text{.}\text{50}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{nC}$ , ${q}_{b}=-8\text{.}\text{00}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{nC}$ , and ${q}_{c}\text{=+}1\text{.}\text{50}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{nC}$ . (b) Is there any combination of charges, other than ${q}_{a}={q}_{b}={q}_{c}$ , that will produce a zero strength electric field at the center of the triangular configuration?
(a) $\overrightarrow{E}=4.36\times {\text{10}}^{3}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\text{N/C},\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{35.0\xba}$ , below the horizontal.
(b) No
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