Changing electric field

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can we say that changing electric fields are non conservative in nature . if yes what does this mean and why this happens
please help me
 
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quasar987
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I don't think we can say that it is non-conservative, because at any given instant it is conservative. It is only if we begin looking at [itex]\vec{E}(\vec{r},t)[/itex] that it becomes non-conservative, as the work integral now depends on path.
 

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