Class schedule  PHYSICS 230  Fall 2002
Date  Topic Reading- Lea & Burke  Homework Due date
Aug 28 W Introduction. Class procedures. Overview of E&M pg 754-763
Aug 30F  Charge, Field, Coulomb's law Review Chapter 1
Review Interlude 1
pg 764-771
Ch 23 p12, 16, 18, 21, 22, 29 Sep 6
Sep 2 M   Labor Day - no class
Sep 4 W Superposition, field lines Ch 23 pg 771-777
Sep 6 F More practice with fields pg 771-777
Sep 9 M Gauss' law.  pg 777-784 Ch 23 p32, 33, 40, 44, 50, 54, 58, 62, 70 (P1 only) Sep 13
Sep 11 W Using Gauss law
Last day to add class
Ch 24 pg 790-794
Sep 13 F Calculating E using integration
Last day to add class
Review Interlude 2.
pg 794-797, 
Sep 16 M Surface and volume charge pg 797-800
 Sep 18 W  Motion of charges, dipoles Review Chapters 2 and 3
pg 800-805

Ch24 p11, 14, 22, 26, 34, 38, 42, 46, 49
Sep 20
Sep 20 F Potential energy -pair of charges Review Chapter 8
Ch 25 pg 813-817
Sep 23 M Electric potential pg 817-821
Sep 25 W Potential energy of a system
Last day to drop class.
pg 821-825 Ch 24 p 52, 59, 62, 67b, 74
Ch 25 p 16, 18, 20, 24, 26, 35
Sep 27
Sep 27 Fri Equipotential surfaces  pg 825-829
  Relevant site:Equipotentials in a transistor
Sep 30 M Conductors  pg 829-834
Oct 2 W Basic circuit behavior Ch 26 p 843-848 Ch 25 p 39, 46, 50, 54, 64, 71, 74, 80, 83, 92 Oct 4
Oct 4 F  Current and resistance  pg 849-853
Oct 7 M Combinations of resistors pg 853-858
Oct 9 W  1st MID-TERM EXAM. Chapters 23-25 Ch 26 p 14, 15, 18, 20, 24, 27, 36, 42 Oct 11
Oct 11 F Kirchhoff's rules pg 858-866
Oct 14 M Capacitance  Ch 27 pg 875-879
Oct 16 W Capacitors in circuits pg 880-884 Ch 26 p  47, 52, 56, 62, 80
p 84 OR p 85  (do one)
Ch 27 p 2, 13, 18
Oct 18
Oct 18 F  Dielectrics  pg 884-889
Oct 21 M Electric energy pg 889-893
Oct 23 W Magnetic fields Ch 28 
pg 898-903
Ch 27 p 22, 25, 28, 38, 40, 48, 52, 55, 61, 64 Oct 25
Oct 25 F Loops and coils pg 903-907
Oct 28 M Ampere's law pg 907-914
Oct 30 W Putting it all together pg 914-916 Ch 28 p14, 18, 21, 26, 30, 32g, 36, 48, 50, 54, 69, 68B  Nov 1
Nov 1 F   Applications of magnetic fields
Some recent news
Ch 29 
pg 923-931
Nov 4 M  Force and torque pg 931-937
Nov 6 W   The Hall effect  pg 937-938
Nov 8 F Magnetic materials
(Click on the top right image)
pg 938-941 Ch29 p 14, 16, 20, 24, 27,  32, 34, 40, 43,  46, 50, 66. Nov 8
Nov 11 M  2nd MID-TERM EXAM  Chapters 23-29
Nov 13 W  Faraday's law Ch 30 pg 953-960
Nov 15 F Motional EMF  pg 961-967 Ch 30 p16, 18, 20, 23, 26  Nov 15
Nov 18 M Induced electric field  pg 967-972
Nov 20 W  Eddy currents, displacement current pg 973-978
Nov 22 F  Capacitor circuits  Ch 31 
pg 987-993
Ch 30 p 28, 30, 42, 45, 55, 59, 60, 66a and b, 72, 78 Nov 22
Nov 25 M  Inductance  pg 993-999  
Nov 27 W  Inductor circuits  p 999-1003
Nov 28-29 Thanksgiving holiday - no class
Dec 2 M The LRC circuit p 1003-1008 Ch 31 p 14, 15, 19, 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Dec 2
Dec 4 W  Advising day - no class
Dec 6 F AC circuits 1 and 2 components Ch 32 
p 1016-1025
Ch 31 p 45, 46, 48, 52, 54, 56, 65 Dec 6 
Dec 9 M   Phasors p1025-1029
Dec 11 W  LRC circuit p 1029-1032 Ch 32 p 15, 17, 18, 22, 24, 32, 37, 42, 43, 52, 60, 68, 71 Dec 13
Dec 13 F EM Waves Ch 33 p 1039-1057
Dec 18 W FINAL EXAMINATION 8 am! Chapters 23-33
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