Electric Potential Problem 9.3.4

Field A Field B Field C Field D

Description

The panel on the left displays an equipotential plot.  

Question

 Draw the electric field lines for this potential by dragging the pencil (at its tip) after clicking the "draw on" button. After you have drawn your lines, determine which field best corresponds to your potential plot. Start Potential

See how good your field lines are by redrawing and after redraw, double-click to see the actual equipotential lines.  Enable Field Lines on Double-Click  Note: There is a short delay between the "click" and the drawing of the field line. 

Answer

 Field D.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 17-3, Giancoli-SE: 23-8.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

2000 by Prentice-Hall, Inc. A Pearson Company