(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An infinite sheet of charge is located in the y-z plane at x = 0 and has uniform charge denisity σ1 = 0.34 μC/m2. Another infinite sheet of charge with uniform charge density σ2 = -0.14 μC/m2 is located at x = c = 26 cm.. An uncharged infinite conducting slab is placed halfway in between these sheets ( i.e., between x = 11 cm and x = 15 cm). What is V(S) - V(P), the potentital difference between point P and point S, located at (x,y) = (20.5 cm, -15 cm)? (point P is located at (5.5 cm, 0 cm))

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I've already solved for the left and right side charge density of the conducting slab to be -0.24 μC/m2 and 0.1 μC/m2 respectively. I've also already solved the potential at point P, being 1.492e3 V (or at least I think I have). What I need help with is finding the potential at point S, more specifically the energy field there. The program tells me I'm on the right track but the energy field is not constant from S to P, which I already know, but I can't figure out how to solve for it.

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# Homework Help: Infinite Sheets of Charge and Conducting Slab

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