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Doc Al
Jan20-13, 07:43 AM
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Quote Quote by kb1408 View Post
I have used the equation E=(Q/ε0)(1/(4*pi*r2))
This looks like the field from an infinite sheet of charge. You should write it as σ/2ε, where σ is the surface charge density. Not what you want.
I also tried the equation E=(Q/2(ε0))(1-(z/(√(z2)+(r2)))
That's the one you want, but you need to replace Q with σ.