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Electricity and Magnetism

  • Electric Fields
  • Coulomb’s Law- Electric Field Lines - Electric Flux - Gauss’s Law
  • Application of Gauss’s Law to Various Charge Distributions
  • Conductors in Electrostatic Equilibrium
  • Electric Potential and Potential Difference
  • Potential Energy Due to Point Charges- Electric Potential Due to a Charged Conductor
  • Obtaining the Value of the Electric Field from the Electric Potential
  • Capacitance and Dielectrics
  • Calculating Capacitance- Combinations of Capacitors
  • Energy Stored in a Charged Capacitor - Capacitors with Dielectrics
  • Electric Dipole in an Electric Field
  • Current and Resistance
  • A Model for Electrical Conduction- Resistance and Temperature - Electrical Power
  • Direct-Current Circuits

•    Electromotive Force - Resistors in Series and Parallel - RC Circuits - Electrical Safety.

  • Magnetic Fields and Forces

•    Charged Particles Moving in a Magnetic Field - Magnetic Force Acting on a Current

•    Torque on a Current Loop

  • Sources of the Magnetic Field

•    Ampère’s Law - Magnetic Force Between Two Parallel Conductors - Gauss’s Law

  • Faraday’s Law of Induction

•    Motional emf - Lenz’s Law - Induced emf and Electric Fields - Generators and Motors

  • Self-Induction and Inductance

•    RL Circuits- Energy in a Magnetic Field- Mutual Inductance - LC Circuit - RLC Circuit

  • Electromagnetic Waves

•    Maxwell’s Equations- Poynting vector – Intensity - Plane Electromagnetic Waves


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