Halliday, Resnick and Walker FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS 6/e
Chapter Twenty Three: Electric Fields

Exploring Electric Fields

by Engineering faculty at the Universite Laval in Quebec, Canada.


An electric charge simulator allows viewers to place charges of selected signs and sizes on a map, and then to draw in electric field lines by clicking at various locations on the map. It is possible to create a plot of electric fields resulting from simple charge arrangements. We advise you read the brief explanation before using the applet.

Gallery of Electromagnetic Personalities:
A Vignette History of Electromagnetics

By L.S. Taylor, Electrical Engineering Dept., University of Maryland.


This is a picture of Joule, Kirchhoff and Stokes taken from Dr. Taylor's Gallery of Electromagnetic Personalities. The gallery contains a list of various scientists involved in research on electricity and magnetism with vignettes and pictures.

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