Write an expression for the electrostatic potential energy in terms of the electric field.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 23rd Apr, 2015, 11:40: AM

Expert Answer:

Electrostatic Potential energy, U = -qbegin mathsize 11px style integral subscript straight r subscript 1 end subscript superscript straight r subscript 2 end superscript straight E with rightwards arrow on top times straight d straight s with rightwards arrow on top end style

Where, 

begin mathsize 11px style straight E with rightwards arrow on top space is space electric space field
and space straight d straight s with rightwards arrow on top space be space the space surface space area end style

Answered by  | 23rd Apr, 2015, 01:40: PM