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Gauss' Law - Point Charge
edited by Andrew Duffy
written by Renee Sweeney
This EJS (Easy Java Simulation) based simulation allows the user to investigate the effects of changing the radius of a Gaussian surface and of changing the charge of a point charge on the flux and electric field along the Gaussian surface. Users may run the simulations by downloading the jar file. A lesson plan and a student study guide are available at the mirror web site.

This resource is part of Project ITOP (Improving the Teaching of Physics), a graduate program offered at University of Massachusetts-Boston. The archived computer models are hosted and maintained as part of the BU Physics Simulation collection.

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Please note that this resource requires Java (JRE).
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
= Electric Field
= Gauss' Law
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2010 Boston University Physics Department
Keywords:
Gauss's Law, Gaussian surface, point charge
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created January 27, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
Record Updated:
March 17, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
Last Update
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April 30, 2010
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Sweeney, R. (2010). Gauss' Law - Point Charge [Computer software]. Boston: Boston University Physics Department. Retrieved October 22, 2017, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=10634&DocID=2093
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Sweeney, Renee. Gauss' Law - Point Charge. Computer software. Boston University Physics Department, 2010. Java (JRE). 22 Oct. 2017 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=10634&DocID=2093>.
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