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ERIC Number: EJ512568
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Physics or Fantasy?
Slisko, Josip; Krokhin, Arkady
Physics Teacher, v33 n4 p210-12 Apr 1995
Though the field of physics is moving toward more realistic problems and the use of computers and mathematical modeling to promote insightful treatment of physical problems, artificial problems still appear in textbooks in the field of electrostatics. Discusses physical arguments why one of the most popular textbook applications of Coulomb's Law is not a feasible physical situation. (14 references) (JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico