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The Three Point Charges model investigates the force between charged objects. Initially, the simulation sets up three charged objects, one at each corner of an equilateral triangle. The charges have different magnitudes.  The user is asked to rank the charges based on their magnitudes, from largest to smallest.

The Three Point Charges was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_bu_ThreeCharges.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
= Electric Field
- Electrostatics
= Coulomb's Law
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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This material is released under a GNU General Public License Version 3 license.
Rights Holder:
Andrew Duffy, Boston University
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Java Archive file
Keywords:
EJS, Easy Java Simulation, Open Source Physics, charge, charge interaction, charge particles, charge simulation, coulomb's law, electric, electric field, electric force, electrostatics modeling, electrostatics simulation, field
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Metadata instance created April 16, 2010 by Wolfgang Christian
Record Updated:
June 12, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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April 16, 2010
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Duffy, Andrew. Three Point Charges Model. Computer software. 2010. Java (JRE) 1.5, Java Archive file.22 Sep. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9975>.
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