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written by Kyle Forinash
This simulation depicts five unknown charges along with vectors representing the net forces on each.  The user may click and drag any charge to change its position.  Students are asked to determine which charges have like signs.

This page is part of a collection of Java applets with tutorial questions.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electrostatics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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© 2001 Kyle Forinash
Keywords:
charge, charge interaction, electrostatics, interactive simulation, physlet, simulation
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Metadata instance created July 7, 2008 by Christopher Allen
Record Updated:
August 17, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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August 17, 2007
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AIP Format
K. Forinash, (2001), WWW Document, (http://pages.iu.edu/~kforinas/physlets/electrostatics/electroB.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
K. Forinash, Indiana University Southeast Physics Applets: Electrostatics Simulation B - Five Unknown Charges, (2001), <http://pages.iu.edu/~kforinas/physlets/electrostatics/electroB.html>.
APA Format
Forinash, K. (2007, August 17). Indiana University Southeast Physics Applets: Electrostatics Simulation B - Five Unknown Charges. Retrieved December 13, 2017, from http://pages.iu.edu/~kforinas/physlets/electrostatics/electroB.html
Chicago Format
Forinash, Kyle. Indiana University Southeast Physics Applets: Electrostatics Simulation B - Five Unknown Charges. August 17, 2007. http://pages.iu.edu/~kforinas/physlets/electrostatics/electroB.html (accessed 13 December 2017).
MLA Format
Forinash, Kyle. Indiana University Southeast Physics Applets: Electrostatics Simulation B - Five Unknown Charges. 2001. 17 Aug. 2007. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://pages.iu.edu/~kforinas/physlets/electrostatics/electroB.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Kyle Forinash", Title = {Indiana University Southeast Physics Applets: Electrostatics Simulation B - Five Unknown Charges}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {13 December 2017}, Month = {August 17, 2007}, Year = {2001} }
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Indiana University Southeast Physics Applets: Electrostatics Simulation B - Five Unknown Charges:

Is Part Of Indiana University Southeast Physics Applets: Electrostatics Main Page

This is a link to the author's full index of applets on the topic of electrostatics.  Topics include electric fields and forces, field lines, and equipotential lines.

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