EM Wave Problem 9.8.3

Start Animation 1 Start Animation 2 Start Animation 3 Start Animation 4

Description

An AC circuit with a capacitor is shown. On the right are four graphs representing the current at point O and the displacement current at point P.

Question

Which animation correctly represents both the current at point O and the displacement current at point P?

Answer

Animation 2.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 22-2, Giancoli-SE: 27-1.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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