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How to derive Coulomb's Law using F=eE

  1. Oct 23, 2004 #1
    I didn't know where else to post this, so sorry if this is the wrong subforum.

    Anyway, I bought myself a physics textbook for self-teaching purposes. I decided to take a look at its Fields chapters, and now I know how to derive Coulomb's Law using F=eE and Φ=∫ E dS. Right, so how advanced is this stuff? I feel it's a little too much for a high school senior. :uhh:
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  3. Oct 23, 2004 #2
    You are right, it is too much for your brain.

    Refund it.
  4. Oct 23, 2004 #3


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    If you are comfortable around partial differential equations, go ahead!
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    Partial differential equations are used A LOT in modern physics, it's an indispensable tool.
  5. Oct 23, 2004 #4
    I still haven't finished multivariable calculus, but I will soon. I guess I'll come back to this book in a while.

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