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on one small charged body by a number of the other small charged bodies

placed around it was the vector sum of the individual two - body

Coulomb . 1 . 2 Electric Field Although the thing that eventually gets measured is

a

on one small charged body by a number of the other small charged bodies

placed around it was the vector sum of the individual two - body

**forces**ofCoulomb . 1 . 2 Electric Field Although the thing that eventually gets measured is

a

**force**, it is ...Page 30

4 The

easiest ) way is to write down immediately the

the image charge q ' . The distance between them is y - y ' = y ( 1 – a / y ) . Hence

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4 The

**force**acting on the charge q can be calculated in different ways . One ( theeasiest ) way is to write down immediately the

**force**between the charge q andthe image charge q ' . The distance between them is y - y ' = y ( 1 – a / y ) . Hence

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a carrying a total charge Q . Positive values mean a repulsion , negative an

attraction . The asymptotic dependence of the

q2 is ...

5 The

**force**on a point charge q due to an insulated , conducting sphere of radiusa carrying a total charge Q . Positive values mean a repulsion , negative an

attraction . The asymptotic dependence of the

**force**has been divided out . Fy * /q2 is ...

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### Contents

Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics I | 26 |

RelativisticParticle Kinematics and Dynamics | 391 |

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