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Name: Electric Field: Concept of a Field Revisited
ID: m42310
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Describe a force field and calculate the strength of an electric field due to a point charge.
  • Calculate the force exerted on a test charge by an electric field.
  • Explain the relationship between electrical force (F) on a test charge and electrical field strength (E).
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Coulomb force, electric field strength, electrostatic force, force field, point charge, test charge
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 2:42 pm -0600
Last revision to module: May 16, 2013 3:28 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.6 May 16, 2013 3:28 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
fixed erratum

Version: 1.5 Jun 20, 2012 10:11 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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post W&N QA

Version: 1.4 Jun 13, 2012 2:23 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Review Changes

Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 4:42 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
consistency, image cropping, LO

Version: 1.2 May 9, 2012 3:41 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 2:25 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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