Developed by Aaron Titus - Published July 17, 2016
|Subject Area||Electricity & Magnetism|
|Available Implementation||IPython/Jupyter Notebook|
1. analytically calculate the electric field along the axis of a charged ring. (Exercise 1) 2. numerically compute the electric field due to a charged ring at points on the axis of the ring. (Exercises 2-3) 3. numerically compute the electric field due to a charged ring at any point in space. (Exercises 4) 4. explain why the computation of electric field at points along the axis of a charged ring does not depend on the number of point particles used to model the ring. (Exercises 3) 5. explain why the accuracy of the computation of electric field at points not on the axis of the ring depends on the number of point particles used to model the ring. (Exercise 4)
|Time to Complete||120 min|
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Aaron Titus, "Electric Field Due to a Uniformly Charged Ring," Published in the PICUP Collection, July 2016, https://doi.org/10.1119/PICUP.Exercise.efieldring.
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