Department of Physics, University of Toronto

Prof. Kimberly Strong

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

- The Electric Dipole
- Coulomb's Law
- Electric Field Model
- Electric Field of a Point Charge

- Today's demonstrations: none.
- Interaction of Electric Point Charges Applet (Knight ActivPhysics Simulation)

Note: This simulation is used in online Lessons 11.1 to 11.5 - Biography of Charles Augustin de Coulomb from the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive (for your interest only)

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Coulomb.html

- Test Charges Applet (courtesy of Physlet Simulations and Animations, Davidson College)
- The Electric Field of a Point Charge - Flash Animation (courtesy of Dr. Harrison)
- Today's music selection: Sharlene Wallace,
*Beyond the Waves*

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