Class schedule  PHYSICS 230  Spring 2003
Date  Topic Reading- Lea & Burke  Homework Due date
Jan 27 M Introduction. Class procedures. Overview of E&M pg 754-763
Jan 29 W  Charge, Field, Coulomb's law Review Chapter 1
Review Interlude 1
pg 764-771
Ch 23 p14, 17, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 30 Feb 3
Jan 31 F   Superposition, field lines Ch 23 pg 771-777
Feb 3 M More practice with fields pg 771-777
Feb 5 W Gauss' law.  pg 777-784
Feb 7 F Using Gauss law
Last day to add class
Ch 24 pg 790-794 Ch 23 p 33, 40, 43, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 70 (P2 only) Feb 10
Feb 10 M Calculating E using integration Review Interlude 2.
pg 794-797, 
Feb 12 W Surface and volume charge pg 797-800
Feb 14 F Motion of charges, dipoles Review Chapters 2 and 3
pg 800-805
 Feb 17 M  Potential energy -pair of charges Review Chapter 8
Ch 25 pg 813-817

Ch24 p11, 16, 22, 27, 34, 38, 43, 47, 49
Feb 17
Feb 19 W Electric potential pg 817-821
Feb 21 F  Potential energy of a system
Last day to drop class.
pg 821-825
Feb 24 M Equipotential surfaces  pg 825-829 Ch 24 p 52, 56, 62, 67a, 75
Ch 25 p 17, 21, 24, 26, 35, 39, 44
Feb 24
Relevant site:Equipotentials in a transistor
 Feb 26 W Conductors pg 829-834
Feb 28 F  Basic circuit behavior Ch 26 p 843-848
Mar 3 M Current and resistance pg 849-853 Ch 25 p50, 54, 65, 70, 71,  80, 83, 90 Mar 3
Mar 5 W   Combinations of resistors pg 853-858
Mar 7 F 1st MID-TERM EXAM. Chapters 23-25
Mar 10 M  Kirchhoff's rules pg 858-866 Ch 26 p 14, 15, 18, 20, 24, 26, 36, 42 Mar 10
Mar 12 W Capacitance Ch 27 pg 875-879
Mar 14 F Capacitors in circuits pg 880-884
Mar 17-22  SPRING BREAK
Mar 24 M Dielectrics  pg 884-889 Ch 26 p  46, 47, 52, 56, 62, 80
p 84 OR p 85  (do one)
Ch 27 p 13, 18
Mar 24
Mar 26 W  Electric energy pg 889-893
Mar 28 F Magnetic fields Ch 28 
pg 898-903
Mar 31 M Cesar Chavez Holiday Ch 27 p  25, 26,  30, 38, 43, 48, 52, 55, 61, 64 Apr 2
Apr 2 W Loops and coils pg 903-907
Apr 4 F Ampere's law pg 907-914
Apr 7 M Putting it all together pg 914-916 Ch 28 p14, 18, 21, 26, 30, 32g, 36, 48, 54,  68C, 72a  Apr 7
Apr 9 W  Applications of magnetic fields
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Ch 29 
pg 923-931
Apr 11 F  Force and torque pg 931-937
Apr 14 M   The Hall effect  pg 937-938
Apr 16 W Magnetic materials
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pg 938-941 Ch29 p 12, 16, 20, 22, 26,  32, 34, 40, 43,  46, 50, 66. Apr 14
Apr 18 F  2nd MID-TERM EXAM  Chapters 23-29
Apr 21 M  Faraday's law Ch 30 pg 953-960
Apr 23 W Motional EMF  pg 961-967 Ch 30 p16, 18, 20, 23, 25 Apr 21
Apr 25 F Induced electric field  pg 967-972
Apr 28 M  Eddy currents, displacement current pg 973-978
Apr 30 W  Capacitor circuits  Ch 31 
pg 987-993
Ch 30 p 28, 30, 34, 47, 54, 62, 67, 72, 78 Apr 28
May 2 F  Inductance  pg 993-999  
May 5 M  Inductor circuits  p 999-1003
May 7 W The LRC circuit p 1003-1008
May 9 F AC circuits 1 and 2 components Ch 32 
p 1016-1025
Ch 31 p 14, 15, 18, 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 May 5
May 12 M  Phasors p1025-1029
May 14 W LRC circuit p 1029-1032 Ch 31 p 45, 46, 48, 50, 54, 56, 65, 78, 85 May 12
May 16 F  EM Waves Ch 33 p 1039-1057
  Ch 32 p 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, 35, 42, 43, 52, 60, 68 May 16
May 23 F FINAL EXAMINATION 8 am! Chapters 23-33
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