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Electric field Vector The Hub Of Electrostatics 1

  1. Jul 26, 2013 #1
    Hey I cought out a pattern in Electrostatics and i created it in my revision notes. I have uploaded it
    please Suggest if any correction required

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  3. Jul 26, 2013 #2
    You've written that the electric flux is given by,

    [itex] \varphi = \int\vec{E}\cdot d\vec{S} [/itex]

    which is correct, but then you've written that

    [itex] \vec{E} = -\vec{\nabla} \varphi [/itex] which is wrong! The electric field can be written as the gradient of the electric potential, not the the flux.
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