This animation shows two fixed charges and the motion of a test charge. The magnitude, position, and sign of the charges can be changed as well as the start, pause, restart from pause, step, and reset the animation. A graph of either the electric field, the electric potential, or both is also displayed. 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: Two Charges Walked onto an Axis %V 2015 %N 3 March 2015 %8 March 15, 2006 %9 application/java %U http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/eforcex2_two.shtml
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