Learning Exercise

Capacitance Web Assignment No. 1

Web assignment on square-plate capacitors using an embedded applet by Wolfgang Christian.
Course: Second semester, introductory physics.
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Exercise

See
http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~walkup/demonstrations/WebAssignments/Capacitance001.htm

Requirements

Basic understanding of electrostatics.

Topics

Capacitor, capacitance, square-plate capacitor, electric field, electrostatics.

Learning Objectives

To understand the relationship between capacitance, the electric field, and charge distrubution of square-plate capacitors.