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written by John Belcher
supported by the National Science Foundation
published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Part of the MIT TEAL/Studio Physics Project, this web page contains a set of 3D simulations relating to electrostatics. Each of the visualizations was developed to supplement the MIT Physics 8.02 course in calculus-based Electricity and Magnetism. Topics include electric field of a positive and a negative charge, van de Graaff generator attracting and repelling a charge, creating and destroying an electric field, charge interactions, interactive molecules in 2D and 3D, lattices, an interactive electrostatic force experiment, and an electrostatic video game. Formats for these resources include Shockwave, Java, and MPEG.

In addition, the TEAL project has made course notes, labs, and presentations available as part of its Open Courseware Repository:
MIT Open Courseware: Electricity and Magnetism
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- Technology
= Multimedia
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
- Electrostatics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Simulation
- Audio/Visual
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MIT Open Courseware (OCW): http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm
Keywords:
Java applet, dipole moment, electric dipole, electric field, electrostatics applet, electrostatics game, electrostatics simulation, induction, point charges, van de Graaf
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Metadata instance created August 25, 2007 by swapna gurumani
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June 10, 2010 by Bruce Mason
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July 31, 2008
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J. Belcher, (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2004), WWW Document, (http://web.mit.edu/8.02t/www/802TEAL3D/visualizations/electrostatics/index.htm).
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J. Belcher, MIT Physics 8.02: Electrostatics Visualizations, (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2004), <http://web.mit.edu/8.02t/www/802TEAL3D/visualizations/electrostatics/index.htm>.
APA Format
Belcher, J. (2008, July 31). MIT Physics 8.02: Electrostatics Visualizations. Retrieved November 23, 2014, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology: http://web.mit.edu/8.02t/www/802TEAL3D/visualizations/electrostatics/index.htm
Chicago Format
Belcher, John. MIT Physics 8.02: Electrostatics Visualizations. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, July 31, 2008. http://web.mit.edu/8.02t/www/802TEAL3D/visualizations/electrostatics/index.htm (accessed 23 November 2014).
MLA Format
Belcher, John. MIT Physics 8.02: Electrostatics Visualizations. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004. 31 July 2008. National Science Foundation. 23 Nov. 2014 <http://web.mit.edu/8.02t/www/802TEAL3D/visualizations/electrostatics/index.htm>.
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@misc{ Author = "John Belcher", Title = {MIT Physics 8.02: Electrostatics Visualizations}, Publisher = {Massachusetts Institute of Technology}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {23 November 2014}, Month = {July 31, 2008}, Year = {2004} }
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