Asked Jan 30, 2020

A charge of 23 nC is uniformly distributed along a straight rod of length 3.7 m that is bent into a circular arc with a radius of 2.2 m. What is the magnitude of the electric field at the center of curvature of the arc?



(please include units so that I can follow the steps easier)


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The electric field for an infinitesimal element is

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Step 2

The total electric field at the center of the curvature is

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The charge den...

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