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written by Andrew Duffy
In this interactive simulation, students can explore the concepts of electric field and electric potential in a two-dimensional situation. The user can display 1 to 5 charged particles and move a test charge around the plane to explore both the electric field and the electric potential produced by the particles at various points.  The sign and magnitude of the charges can be adjusted, and a grid of field vectors can also be turned on. This item may be freely downloaded in xml format or as a JAR file.

This applet was created with EJS, Easy Java Simulations, a modeling tool that allows users without formal programming experience to generate computer models and simulations.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
= Electric Field
= Electrostatic Potential and Potential Energy
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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Andrew Duffy
Keywords:
2 dimension, charge, dimention, electric field vectors, electric fields, electric potential, equipotential lines, fields, lines, magnitude, potential, simulation, vectors, vectors
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created September 14, 2009 by Elijah Lee
Record Updated:
November 18, 2011 by Bruce Mason
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September 8, 2009
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A. Duffy, Computer Program POINT CHARGE ELECTRIC FIELD AND POTENTIAL MODEL, WWW Document, (http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/Ejs/EP_chapter17/EField_and_Potential_2D_v2.html).
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A. Duffy, Computer Program POINT CHARGE ELECTRIC FIELD AND POTENTIAL MODEL, <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/Ejs/EP_chapter17/EField_and_Potential_2D_v2.html>.
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Duffy, A. (n.d.). Point Charge Electric Field and Potential Model [Computer software]. Retrieved July 17, 2024, from http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/Ejs/EP_chapter17/EField_and_Potential_2D_v2.html
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Duffy, Andrew. Point Charge Electric Field and Potential Model. Computer software. 17 July 2024 <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/Ejs/EP_chapter17/EField_and_Potential_2D_v2.html>.
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This is the full index of Easy Java Simulations (EJS) by author Andrew Duffy, created for first-semester introductory physics.  EJS is a modeling tool developed by the Open Source Physics project.

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