Ph43: Electricity and Magnetism



Syllabus

1. Introduction
2. Electric forces & fields
3. Electric fields from charge distributions
4. Motion of charged particles in an electric field
5. Electric flux & Gaussís law
6. Applications of Gaussís law
7. Electric potential energy
8. Electric potential
9. Relating the electric potential and electric field
10. Capacitors and stored energy
11. DC circuits part 1 (current and resistance)
12. DC circuits part 2 (resistor networks)
13. DC circuits part 3 (RC circuits)
14. Magnetism and magnetic fields
15. Magnetic fields from current distributions part 1
16. Magnetic fields from current distributions part 2
17. Magnetic forces
18. Magnetic induction part 1 (motional emf)
19. Magnetic induction part 2 (Faradayís law)
20. Inductors (LR and LC circuits)
21. AC circuits part 1 (resistance & reactance)
22. AC circuits part 2 (driven RC & LRC circuits
23. Properties of electromagnetic fields
24. Electromagnetic waves
25. Special relativity
26. Perspectives


Textbook: Volume 4 of "Physics for Scientists and Engineers", third edition, by Randall D. Knight
Pearson Addison-Wesley (2013)
ISBN: 978-0-321-75316-8


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Fisher Research Group
Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials
Dept. of Applied Physics
Stanford University
CA 94305-4045
Last Updated: 25st March 2013