This applet displays the electric field lines of force around one or two charged particle. The charged particle can be positive or negative. The magnitude of charge can be varied and the change in the electric field lines of force can be viewed. This is part of a large collection of physics and math applets by the author Surendrenath Reddy.
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May 25, 2006
by swapna gurumani
June 17, 2011
by Lyle Barbato
Last Update when Cataloged:
March 11, 2004
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: "Static" Electricity Unit Title: Electric Field
Visualizing electric field lines helps the student reinforce and comprehend the rules behind them. With one click, you can toggle between positive and negative charges, observing how this changes the direction of the field lines. Magnitude of charge can also be adjusted.
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