Physics 201- Introduction to Electricity & Magnetism
August 28- Electric Charge

 

 

 

 
 

 

  Fundamental unit of charge 1 e= 1.6 x 10-19 Coulomb

Charges are either positive or negative.  An object can also be neutral if it has an equal number of positive and negative charges.
 
 
 
 

How do electrical charges interact with one another?  (For example, what happens when two positively charged objects are brought near one another?)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Jeff Phillips
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Loyola Marymount University
Fall 2002