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Homework Help: Electrical field at the center of a hemisphere

  1. May 2, 2006 #1
    Charge is distributed uniformly on the surface of a hemisphere. Find the electrical field at the center of the sphere due to that.

    Can anyone help me???pls ^___^
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  3. May 2, 2006 #2


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    What equation should you use for calculating the electric field resulting from a distribution of charge?
  4. May 2, 2006 #3


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    As a preliminary step, can you determine the direction of the electric field ?
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