Charles-Augustin de Coulomb

Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
born June 14, 1736, Angoulême, France
died August 23, 1806, Paris
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Coulomb force
• Also called
– Electrostatic force
– Coulomb interaction
• The attraction or repulsion of objects or
particles due to their magnetic charge
Coulomb’s Law
• His experiments using the torsion balance
led to the discovery of the inverse square
law that bears his name (Coulomb’s Law).
• "Coulomb force". Encyclopædia Britannica.
Encyclopædia Britannica Online.
Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2012. Web. 01
May. 2012