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This applet allows the user to set up a distribution of charges, upon which the applet will show the electric potential, electric field lines, and equipotential lines. In addition, the electric force will be observed through real time interaction of charges.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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Metadata instance created March 6, 2007 by Amin Parnian
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March 16, 2007 by Amin Parnian
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AIP Format
California Institute of Technology, (2007), WWW Document, (http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~phys1/java/phys1/EField/EField.html).
California Institute of Technology, Electric Field Applet, (2007), <http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~phys1/java/phys1/EField/EField.html>.
APA Format
California Institute of Technology. (2007, March 15). Electric Field Applet. Retrieved January 22, 2018, from http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~phys1/java/phys1/EField/EField.html
Chicago Format
California Institute of Technology. Electric Field Applet. March 15, 2007. http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~phys1/java/phys1/EField/EField.html (accessed 22 January 2018).
MLA Format
California Institute of Technology. Electric Field Applet. 2007. 15 Mar. 2007. 22 Jan. 2018 <http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~phys1/java/phys1/EField/EField.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "California Institute of Technology", Title = {Electric Field Applet}, Volume = {2018}, Number = {22 January 2018}, Month = {March 15, 2007}, Year = {2007} }
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