# Questions tagged [electrostatics]

Electrostatics is concerned with the electrical fields and scalar potentials of stationary electrical charges and charge distributions. Use this for questions about electromagnetic situations in which currents and magnetic fields are absent, otherwise use the [electromagnetism] and/or [magnetic-fields] tags.

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### Velocity between two opposing charges

My question is Q: when two charges $+ Q$ and $-Q$ symmetrically approach each other to $L$ length then what would be their individual and combined velocities?
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### Multipole terms of Electrostatic energy

If we consider the Potential and electric field of a Dipole, could we infer that for a dipole : $V \propto 1/r^2$, $E \propto 1/r^3$ , $da \propto r^2$, then Electrostatic potential energy should ...
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### Question about work and rectangle [closed]

See this question: "Two protons and two electrons are located at the corners of a rectangle with side lengths a and b. There are two essentially different arrangements. Consider the work required ...
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### What is the electric field between two conducting parallel plate capacitors?

Actually i am confused about the difference b/w electric field due to a non-conducting charged plate and conducting charged plate. And what should we assume when it is not mentioned that which plate ...