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written by Andrew Duffy
This interactive simulation allows students to explore the concept of electric field in a 2-dimensional situation. Users can place one to five charged particles on the field and move a test charge around the plane. A grid of field vectors can also be activated to show the direction of the electric field produced by each point charge.  

Also included is a set of activities and a worksheet to accompany the simulation.  This resource may be viewed online or freely downloaded as an xml or jar file.  

This applet was created with EJS, Easy Java Simulations, a modeling tool that allows users without formal programming experience to generate computer models and simulations.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
= Electric Field
- Electrostatics
= Coulomb's Law
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
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Keywords:
Electric, charge, field, magnitude, particles, vector
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created September 2, 2009 by Elijah Lee
Record Updated:
June 20, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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August 27, 2009
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A. Duffy, Computer Program POINT CHARGE ELECTRIC FIELD AND POTENTIAL 2D MODEL, WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9412&DocID=1572).
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Duffy, A. (n.d.). Point Charge Electric Field and Potential 2D Model [Computer software]. Retrieved October 1, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9412&DocID=1572
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Is Part Of http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/Ejs/

This is the full index of Easy Java Simulations (EJS) by author Andrew Duffy, created for first-semester introductory physics.  EJS is a modeling tool developed by the Open Source Physics project.

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