Classical Physics


Scope of Center of Charge in Electrostatics

Authors: Kolahal Bhattacharya

The notion of the center of an electrostatic charge distribution is introduced. Then, it is investigated in which problems the notion may be useful. It is seen that in many problems with positive and negative charge contents (for example, image problems) the notion works nice.

Comments: 7 pages, published in "Physics Education Journal" in July-September issue, 2010

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[v1] 18 Sep 2011

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