Electric Field Lines
1.6 Electric Field Lines
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
- Explain the purpose of an electric field diagram
- Describe the relationship between a vector diagram and a field line diagram
- Explain the rules for creating a field diagram and why these rules make physical sense
- Sketch the field of an arbitrary source charge
What are the signs of the charges whose electric fields are shown?
|E. No way to tell|
Which of the charges has the greater magnitude?
|C. They have the same magnitude of charge|
|D. No way to tell|