Static Electric Fields

  • Costas J. Papachristou


The properties of static electric fields are examined and the concept of electrostatic potential is introduced. It is shown that Gauss’ law leads, in a straightforward way, to Coulomb’s law. The electrostatic properties of a metallic conductor are studied.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Costas J. Papachristou
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  1. 1.Physical SciencesHellenic Naval AcademyPiraeusGreece

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