Class schedule  PHYSICS 230  Spring 2002
Date  Topic Reading- Lea & Burke  Homework Due date
Jan 28 M Introduction. Class procedures. Overview of E&M pg 754-763
Jan 30W   Charge, Field, Coulomb's law Review Chapter 1
Review Interlude 1
pg 764-771
Ch 23 p12, 17,18, 21 Feb 1
Feb 1 F  Superposition, field lines  pg 771-777
Feb 4 M QUIZ.
More practice with fields
pg 771-777
Feb 6 W Gauss' law.  pg 777-784 Ch 23 p24, 26, 33, 42, 44, 48a,b and c, 62, 70 Feb 8
Feb 8 F Using Gauss law
Last day to add class
pg 790-794
Feb 11 M Calculating E using integration Review Interlude 2.
pg 794-797, 
Feb 13 W Surface and volume charge pg 797-800
 Feb 15 F  Motion of charges, dipoles Review Chapters 2 and 3
pg 800-805
Ch 23 p 54
Ch24 p12, 16, 22, 27, 33, 39, 43, 46
Feb 15
Feb 18 M Potential energy -pair of charges Review Chapter 8
pg 813-817
 
Feb 20 W Electric potential pg 817-821
Feb 22 F Potential energy of a system pg 821-825 Ch 24 p 49, 55, 62, 67a, 74
Ch 25 p 8, 17, 21, 24, 27, 35
Feb 22
Feb 25 M Equipotential surfaces  pg 825-829
Feb 25 Last day to drop class
  Relevant site:Equipotentials in a transistor
Feb 27 W Conductors  pg 829-834
Mar 1 F Basic circuit behavior Ch 25 p 38, 44, 56, 62, 65, 71, 74, 80, 83, 89 Mar 1
Mar 4 M  Current and resistance  pg 849-853
Mar 6 W Combinations of resistors pg 853-858
Mar 8 F  1st MID-TERM EXAM. Chapters 23-25 Ch 26 p 14, 15, 20, 22, 26 Mar 8
Mar 11 M Kirchhoff's rules pg 858-866
Mar 13 W Capacitance  pg 876-879
Mar 15 F Capacitors in circuits pg 880-884 Ch 26 p  42, 47, 51, 62, 74, 80
p 82 OR p 85  (do one)
Ch 27 p 13, 17
Mar 15
Mar 18M  Dielectrics  pg 884-889
Mar 20 W Electric energy pg 889-893
Mar 22 F Magnetic fields pg 898-903 Ch 27 p 20, 26, 30, 44, 46, 50, 52a and b, 55, 61, 67 Mar 22
Mar 25 -Apr 1 HOLIDAY- NO CLASS
Apr 3 W Loops and coils pg 903-907 Ch 28 p16, 17, 19c, 22, 25, 27 In prob 27, compare your result with the Earth's magnetic field.  Apr 5
Apr 5 F Ampere's law pg 907-914
Apr 8 M Putting it all together pg 914-916 Ch 28 p 32c, 35, 36, 48, 52, 54, 69, 68C, 72a  Apr 12
Apr 10 W   Applications of magnetic fields
Some recent news
pg 923-931
Apr 12 F  Force and torque pg 931-937
Apr 15 M   The Hall effect  pg 937-938
Apr 17 W Magnetic materials
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pg 938-941 Ch29 p12, 14, 19, 26, 30, 32, 36, 40, 44,  46, 51, 65. Apr 19
Apr 19  F  2nd MID-TERM EXAM  Chapters 23-29
Apr 22 M  Faraday's law pg 953-960
Apr 24 W Motional EMF  pg 961-967 Ch 30 p16, 18, 20, 22, 26, 32, 78, 81 Apr 26
Apr 26 F  Induced electric field  pg 967-972
Apr 29 M  Eddy currents, displacement current pg 973-978
May 1 W  Capacitor circuits  pg 987-993 Ch 30 p 42, 45, 53, 60, 67
Ch 31 p 14, 18, 19, 23
May 3
May 3 F  Inductance  pg 993-999  
May 6 M  Inductor circuits  p 999-1003
May 8 W The LRC circuit p 1003-1008
May 10 F AC circuits 1 and 2 components  p 1016-1025 Ch 31 p 26, 28, 32, 44, 46, 48,  50, 54, 58, 65 May 10
May 13 M Phasors p1025-1029 Ch 32 p 14, 17, 20, 22, 24, 31, 37, 43, 44, 52, 60, 71 May 17
May 15 W    LRC circuit p 1029-1032
May 17 F  EM Waves p 1039-1057
May 24 F FINAL EXAMINATION 8 am! Chapters 23-33
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