Learning Exercise

Electric Field Web Assignment No. 5

Web assignment based on an embedded Web assignment by Wolfgang Christian. Focuses on the electric field flux and Gauss' law for point charges.
Course: Second semester, introductory physics.
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Exercise

See
http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~walkup/demonstrations/WebAssignments/ElectricField005.htm

Requirements

Knowledge of Gauss' law. Understanding of a surface integral
helpful.

Topics

Electric field, electric field flux, Maxwell's equations, Gauss' law.

Learning Objectives

To understand the electric field flux and Gauss' law for a spherical charge distribution.