## Electricity and magnetism simulations, Volume 1The Consortium for Upper Level Physics Software (CUPS) has developed a comprehensive series of Nine Book/Software packages that Wiley will publish in FY '95 and '96. CUPS is an international group of 27 physicists, all with extensive backgrounds in the research, teaching, and development of instructional software. The project is being supported by the National Science Foundation (PHY-9014548), and it has received other support from the IBM Corp., Apple Computer Corp., and George Mason University. The Simulations being developed are: Astrophysics, Classical Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism, Modern Physics, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Solid State, Thermal and Statistical, and Waves and Optics. |

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Scalar and Vector Fields | 23 |

Poissons Equation and Gauss Law | 35 |

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3-D plot acceleration algorithm allows the user Anthony Danby applied field arrows ATOMPOL atoms Biot-Savart law bound charge boundary calculation cell charge density charge distribution choose components computed conducting surface conductor constant contour convergence Coulomb's law create cross section cylinder dielectric dimensions dipole direction display distance electric and magnetic electric field equipotential external field field due field pattern field probe Gauss grid hot key image charge inside interactions interface line integral located magnetic charge magnetic field magnitude material Maxwell's equations menu heading mode motion mouse Multipole Expansion Note parallel parameters particle permanent magnet perpendicular physics plates point charge point line Poisson's equation polarizability polarization problem radiation radius region scalar field selected shape simulation slab slider solution solve space specified speed sphere spherical susceptibility symmetry tion trajectory uniform units vector field velocity vmax wavefront written WW WW WW x-y plane z-column zero