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This web page provides a concise, yet thorough explanation of Coulomb's Law and how it it is used to determine the electric force between charges.  A Javascript calculator is available to compute forces between charges. Links are available for users to access related items or delve more deeply into electromagnetic forces.  This item is part of a large hyper-linked resource that covers most of physics, with extensive use of concept maps.
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Coulomb's Law, Coulomb's constant, Electric charge, Electric force
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.

Topic: "Static" Electricity
Unit Title: Electric Force

In this free resource, topics are connected in a well-organized concept map.  This section gives a concise, yet thorough explanation of Coulomb's Law and how it it is used to determine the electric force between charges.

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C. Nave, (1998), WWW Document, (http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/electric/elefor.html).
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C. Nave, Hyperphysics-Coulomb's Law, (1998), <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/electric/elefor.html>.
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Nave, C. (2006, November 6). Hyperphysics-Coulomb's Law. Retrieved December 7, 2019, from http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/electric/elefor.html
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Nave, Carl Rod. Hyperphysics-Coulomb's Law. November 6, 2006. http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/electric/elefor.html (accessed 7 December 2019).
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Nave, Carl Rod. Hyperphysics-Coulomb's Law. 1998. 6 Nov. 2006. 7 Dec. 2019 <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/electric/elefor.html>.
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