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Electric flux and charge

  1. Dec 17, 2012 #1
    eletric flux and charge have same units ie coloumb

    is it a coincidence or some similarity exists btw these two?

    electric flux density D= εE is used for calculating flux ψ not E .why?(read tht it is done for practical reasons) please explain the practical reasons ,if any.
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  3. Dec 17, 2012 #2
    Electric flux is in V/m or Volt per distance, not coulomb.
  4. Dec 17, 2012 #3
    no,V/m is electric field intensity not flux
  5. Dec 17, 2012 #4
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2012
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