|Oct13-05, 08:53 PM||#1|
Electric Field of an n sided polygon
We have an n sided polygon, each side is length 2L and R is the distance from the center of the polygon to the mid-point of any side. We know, L=Rtan(pi/n).
I need: "the E-field on the axis of the polygon at a point distance h above it"
When n goes to infinity, we should get the same E-field as a uniform ring charge:
any help would be awesome, thx :)
|Oct14-05, 01:02 AM||#2|
And, what have you done so far to solve the problem?
|Oct14-05, 04:07 AM||#3|
Simple: do we have any symmetry here? Find the field to a single side (a finite line segment).
Hope this helps.
|Similar Threads for: Electric Field of an n sided polygon|
|1.) Net electric field and 2.) Maximum electric field from centre of a ring||Introductory Physics Homework||7|
|period of an electric dipole rotating in an external electric field||Introductory Physics Homework||2|
|Electric field in a dielectric in terms of the electric field in the vacuum||Introductory Physics Homework||0|
|Electric Field/Electric Potential (Gradient Notation)||Introductory Physics Homework||4|
|Calculating Electric Potential in A Uniform Electric Field||Introductory Physics Homework||4|