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written by Andrew Duffy
published by the Boston University
This item is an in-class question pertaining to field vectors.  Students view a simulation showing the field line pattern near two charges.  They must determine which of four simulated vector fields correctly corresponds with the given pattern.  This item is part of a larger collection of questions and simulations for use in introductory physics classrooms.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
= Electric Field
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
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© 2007 Boston University
Keywords:
charge interaction, electric field, field line, field vector
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created August 25, 2007 by swapna gurumani
Record Updated:
October 16, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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January 12, 2003
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AIP Format
A. Duffy, (Boston University, Boston, 2007), WWW Document, (http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester2/c02_vectors.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
A. Duffy, Boston University Physics Applets: Field Vectors, (Boston University, Boston, 2007), <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester2/c02_vectors.html>.
APA Format
Duffy, A. (2003, January 12). Boston University Physics Applets: Field Vectors. Retrieved November 18, 2019, from Boston University: http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester2/c02_vectors.html
Chicago Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Field Vectors. Boston: Boston University, January 12, 2003. http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester2/c02_vectors.html (accessed 18 November 2019).
MLA Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Field Vectors. Boston: Boston University, 2007. 12 Jan. 2003. 18 Nov. 2019 <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester2/c02_vectors.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Andrew Duffy", Title = {Boston University Physics Applets: Field Vectors}, Publisher = {Boston University}, Volume = {2019}, Number = {18 November 2019}, Month = {January 12, 2003}, Year = {2007} }
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