This simple applet shows two fixed charges and a moveable test charge. The total Coulomb force on the test charge is displayed. The user can toggle between the fixed charges having like unequal charges or unlike unequal charges. A brief explanation is provided.
This is part of a large collection of Physlet-based (Physics Java Applet) illustrations and tutorials covering introductory physics.
%0 Electronic Source %A Schneider, Scott %D March 15, 2006 %T LTU Physlet: Coulomb's Law With Multiple Discrete Charges %V 2017 %N 24 January 2017 %8 March 15, 2006 %9 application/java %U http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/coulomb.shtml
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