The Electric Potential Energy Calculator will calculate the:
Please note that in the Electric Potential Energy Calculator, Medium is considered as homogenous.
|The electric potential energy of a point test charge inside a non-uniform electric field produced by another charge is J [Joule]|
|The electric potential energy of a point test charge inside a uniform field is J [Joule]|
|Electric potential energy of the point test charge inside a non-uniform field calculations|
|W = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × Q × Q0/r|
W = 1/(4 × ) × × × × /
W = 1/ × × × /
W = 1/ ×
W = ×
|Electric potential energy inside a uniform electric field calculations|
|Wu = ϵ × Q0 × ∆V × L/d|
Wu = × × × /
Wu = × /
Wu = ×
|Electric Potential Energy Calculator Input Values|
|Point test charge (Q0) C [Coulomb]|
|The other charge (Q) C [Coulomb]|
|Electric potential difference between the plates (ΔV) V [Volt]|
|Distance between the point charges (r) m [metre]|
|Distance from the point test charge to the plate with zero potential (L) m [metre]|
|Distance between the parallel plates (d) m [metre]|
|Electric constant (ϵ0) C2/N∙m2|
|Dielectric constant (ϵ)|
|Archimedes constant (π)|
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