The potential for an ideal electric dipole is given by(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

V(x,y,z)= pz/(4π ε0(x+y^2+z^2))

In rectangular, spherical, and cylindrical coordinates:

a) Find the electric field, E(x,y,z)= -∇V. (E is a vector, can't figure out how to denote that on my computer).

b) By direct Calculation find ∇•E and ∇XE (E is still vector)

this isn't really a physics question and more a vector calc question, but maybe someone is feeling up to flexing their spherical and cylindrical coordinate skills.

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# Vector calculus question relating to electrical dipoles (more of a math question)

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