Physics 214: Introduction to Physics II: Electromagnetism and Light

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Sonoma State University

Fall 2018

Tentative Schedule

Week of

Lecture

Homework

 Due Date

Notes

08/20

V1: 16.1: Traveling waves
16.2: Mathematics of waves
16.3: Wave speed on a stretched string

HW1a: Practice Assignment
HW1b: Math Review

Aug. 25, 8:00 pm Waves and pulses
Types of waves
08/27

17.1: Sound waves
17.2: Speed of sound
16.5: Interferece of waves
16.6: Standing waves and resonance
17.4: Normal modes of a standing sound wave

HW2a: Waves

Sept. 1, 8:00 pm Sound Waves;
Superposition and standing waves by Dr. Dan Russell at Penn State

09/03

17.6: Beats
V2:
5.1: Electric charge
5.2: Conductors, insulators, charging by induction
5.3: Coulomb's law

HW2b: Superposition

Sept. 8, 8:00 pm Rubens' tube; Sound in pipe

09/10

5.4: Electric field
5.5: Electric fields of charge distributions
5.6: Electric field lines

HW3a: Electric Forces

Sept. 15, 8:00 pm ECP 01 Solution

09/17

7.1: Electric potential energy
7.2: Electric potential and potential difference
7.3: Calculations of electric potential
7.5: Equipotential surfaces and conductors

HW3b: Electric Fields

Sept. 22, 8:00 pm Test 1: 9/26. 16.1-16.3, 16.5, 16.6; 17.1, 17.2, 17.4, 17.6; 5.1-5.6

09/24

9.1: Electrical current
9.2: Model of conduction in metals
9.3: Resistivity and resistance
9.4: Ohm's law
9.5: Electrical energy and power
9.6: Superconductors

HW4: Electric Potential

Sept. 29, 8:00 pm  

10/01

10.1: Electromotive force
10.2: Resistors in series and parallel
10.3
: Kirchhoff's rules
8.1: Capacitors and capacitance

HW5: Current and Resistance

Oct. 6, 8:00 pm  

10/08

8.2: Capacitors in series and parallel
8.3: Energy stored in a capacitor
8.4: Capacitors with a dielectric
10.5: RC circuits

HW6: DC Circuits

Oct. 13, 8:00 pm  

10/15

11.1: Magnetism and its historical discoveries
11.2: Magnetif fields and lines
11.3: Motion of a charged particle in B

HW7a: Capacitance

Oct. 20, 8:00 pm Quiz 2: 10/17. Chs. 7 and 9

10/22

11.4: Magnetic force on a current-carrying conductor
12.1: The Biot-Savart law
12.2: B due to a thin straight wire
12.3: Magnetif force between two parallel currents
12. 4: B of a current loop
12.6: Solenoids

     

10/29

12.5: Ampere's law
13.1: Faraday's law
13.2: Lenz's law
13.3: Motional EMF

     

11/05

       
11/12
       

11/19

       
11/26
       

12/03

Review for Final

     

12/10

Finals Week

 

Final Exam: Monday, 12/10, 11 am - 12:50 pm, Cumulative

 


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