The Non-uniform Electric Field Calculator will calculate the:
Please note that for the purpose of calculations in the Non-uniform Electric Field Calculator, Medium is considered as homogenous.
|The electric field strength produced by a point charge is V/m [Volt per metre]|
|The electric field strength produced by a charged spherical shell V/m [Volt per metre]|
|Electric field produced by a point charge calculations|
|E = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × Q/r2|
E = 1/(4 × ) × × × /2
E = 1/ × × × /
E = 1/ ×
E = ×
|Electric field produced by a spherical shell calculations|
|Es = 1/4π × ϵ × ϵ0 × Q/r2|
Es = 1/(4 × ) × × × /2
Es = 1/ × × × /
Es = 1/ ×
Es = ×
Note: if r < R then Es = 0
|Non Uniform Electric Field Calculator Input Values|
|Electric charge that produces the field (Q) C [Coulomb]|
|Radius of spherical shell, (R) m [metre]|
|Distance from the point charge or from centre of spherical shell (r) m [metre]|
|Electric constant or vacuum permittivity (ϵ0) C2/N∙m2|
|Dielectric constant (ϵ)|
|Archimedes constant (π)|
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