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Electric Field Mapping

  1. Sep 15, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    If i have a sketch of field lines, and equipotential lines which i completed in a lab, and i know the voltage,V, of points located at intervals ,L, how do i find the electric field for the whole plane?


    2. Relevant equations

    lEl = DeltaV/DeltaL


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I can find the electric field magnitude for each individual point that i plotted because my distance L was 1cm(constant) and i recorded the voltage at each point.
     
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  3. Sep 15, 2009 #2

    berkeman

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    Welcome to the PF. It sounds like you are on the right track. Can you scan your drawing and post it so we can check it?
     
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