Physlets run in a Java-enabled browser, except Chrome, on the latest Windows & Mac operating systems. If Physlets do not run, click here for help on updating Java and setting Java security.
Problem 25.7: Determine the motion in a region of electric potential
Please wait for the animation to completely load.
The animations show a positive test charge in a region where there is an electric potential, as shown by the equipotential lines (position is given in meters, time is given in seconds, and electric potential is given in volts). The positive test charge is placed at x = 0 m with no initial velocity. Which animation most closely represents the charge's subsequent motion? Restart.
Problem authored by Melissa Dancy.