# Electric Potential and Potential Difference Calculator

The Electric Potential and Potential Difference Calculator will calculate the:

1. Electric potential at a given distance from a point charge (electric potential inside a non-uniform field)
2. Electric potential of a charged sphere at any distance from the centre of sphere
3. The common electric potential of a number of spheres in contact to each other
4. Potential difference between two different positions from a point charge
5. Potential difference between two different positions from the centre of a charged sphere
 Number of Spheres in the system (min 1, max 30) 🖹 Normal View🗖 Full Page View Calculator Precision (Decimal Places)0123456789101112131415 Electric point charge (Q) C Distance from the point charge (r) m Electric constant or vacuum permittivity (ϵ0) C2/N∙m2 × 10 power of Dielectric constant (ϵ) Archimedes constant (π) Electric charge of sphere (Qs) C Radius of charged sphere (R) m Distance from the point charge (r) m Distance from the surface of the charged sphere (x) m Distance from the initial position to the centre of sphere (a) m Distance from the final position to the centre of sphere (b) m
Electric potential at a distance from a point charge calculations the electric potential at a given distance from a point charge (electric potential inside a non-uniform field is V [Volt] the electric potential of a charged sphere at any distance from the centre of sphere is V [Volt] the common electric potential of a number of charged spheres in contact to each other is V [Volt] The potential difference between two different positions from a point charge is V [Volt] The potential difference between two different positions from the centre of a charged sphere is V [Volt] Vp = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × Q/rVp = 1/(4 × ) × × × Q/Vp = 1/ × × × Vp = 1/ × Vp = × Vp = Vp = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × QS/R + xVp = 1/(4 × ) × × × QS/ + Vp = 1/ × × × Vp = 1/ × Vp = × Vp = Vcom = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × /Vcom = 1/(4 × ) × × × /Vcom = 1/ × × × Vcom = 1/ × Vcom = × Vcom = ∆V = Q/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × 1/b - 1/a∆V = /(4 × ) × × × 1/ - 1/∆V = / × × × - ∆V = / × ∆V = × ∆V = ∆VC = QS/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × 1/b - 1/a∆VC = /(4 × ) × × × 1/ - 1/∆VC = / × × × - ∆VC = / × ∆VC = × ∆VC = Electric point charge (Q) C [Coulomb] Distance from the point charge (r) m [metre] Electric constant or vacuum permittivity (ϵ0) C2/N∙m2 Dielectric constant (ϵ) Archimedes constant (π) Electric charge of sphere (Qs) C [Coulomb] Radius of charged sphere (R) m [metre] Distance from the point charge (r) m [metre] Distance from the surface of the charged sphere (x) m [metre] Distance from the initial position to the centre of sphere (a) m [metre] Distance from the final position to the centre of sphere (b) m [metre]

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## Electric potential at a distance from a point charge Formula and Calculation

Vp = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × Q/r

## Electric potential at a distance from a charged sphere Formula and Calculation

Vp = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × QS/R + x

## Common electric potential of a number n of charged spheres in contact Formula and Calculation

Vcom = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × Q1+Q2 + ... + Qn/R1 + R2 + ... + Rn

## Potential difference at two distinct positions from a point charge Formula and Calculation

∆V = Q/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × 1/b - 1/a

## Potential difference from centre of sphere Formula and Calculation

∆VC = QS/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × 1/b - 1/a

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