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2-D Vector Electrostatic Field Applet


2-D Vector Electrostatic Field Applet

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This is a Java applet that opens as two windows. One window is for the applet and the other contains full instructions on how to use the applet, source code, German version, and links to other simulations. This applet is a demonstration in electrostatics that graphically displays the electric field for a vast array of 2-dimensional charge distributions. The user can choose the field lines to be either velocity or force field lines. Many other options are available to change such as the field... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: July 18, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 18, 2006
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Submitter: Trevor Melder


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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