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Spring 2017, Prof. Martin
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4/7/17 Revised Course schedule *** Note New Exam 3 date ***
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Selected Class Notes
Class #1 (1/17/17)
: Class 1 Summary - 4 physics, 4 E&M, 1 Coulomb's Law
Class #2 (1/18/17)
: Class 2 Summary - Superposition
Class #3 (1/20/17)
: Class 3 Summary - Continuous charge distributions
Class #4 (1/23/17)
: Class 4 Summary - Continuous examples
Class #5 (1/25/17)
: Class 5 Summary - Potential preview & flux
Class #6 (1/27/17)
: Class 6 Summary - Gauss' Law
Class #7 (1/30/17)
: Class 7 Summary - Electric potential
Class #8 (2/1/17)
: Class 8 Summary - Potential & Conductors
Class #9 (2/3/17)
: Class 9 Summary - Capacitors
Class #10 (2/6/17)
: Class 10 Summary - Constant Q&V + Series/Parallel capacitors
Discussion section (2/7/17)
: Some sample problems to try
Class #11 (2/8/17)
: Class 11 Summary - dielectrics in capacitors
Class #12: (2/10/17)
: Class 12: Exam 1 2016 (for practice)
Class #13 (2/13/17)
: Class 13 Summary - Current & current density
Class #14 (2/15/17)
: Class 14 Summary - Exam 1 answers & re-do 3A
Class #15 (2/17/17)
: Class 15 Summary - Ohm's Law
Class #16 (2/20/17)
: Class 16 Summary - Series/parallel & Kirchoff's rules
Discussion Section (2/21/17)
: Discussion section - resistiviy demo
Class #17 (2/22/17)
: Class 17 Summary - Light bulbs & Kirchoff
Class #18 (2/24/17)
: Class 18 Summary - Kirchoff example & RC circuit
Class #19 (2/27/17)
: Class 19 Summary - RC circuit details
Class #20 (3/1/17)
: Class 20 Summary - Magnetic force on charge
Class #21 (3/3/17)
: Class 21: Review Exam 2 2016 (for practice)
Class #22 (3/5/17)
: Class 22 Summary - Particle motion in E&B; Biot-Savart
Class #25 (3/20/17)
: Class 25 Summary - Forces on and by currents
Class #26 (3/22/17)
: Class 26 Summary - Ampere's Law
Class #27 (3/24/17)
: Class 27 Summary - Ampere's Law examples
Class #28 (3/27/17)
: Class 28 Summary - Symmetry summary & induced currents
Class #29 (3/29/17)
: Class 29 Summary - Faraday's Law and Maxwell's Equations
Class #30 (3/31/17)
: Class 30 Summary - Faraday's Law: AC generator & Inductors
Class #31 (4/3/17)
: Class 31 Summary - RL and LC (DC) circuits
Class #32 (4/5/17)
: Class 32 Summary - Timescales & Mutual inductance
Class #33 (4/7/17)
: Class 33 Summary - AC circuits: R, L, & RMS
Class #34 (4/10/17)
: Class 34 Summary - AC circuits: C & RLC
Class #35 (4/12/17)
: Class 35 Summary - RLC resonance; Maxwell's term Maxwell's equations
Class #36 (4/14/17)
: Class 36 Summary - Review Exam 3 2016 (for practice)
Class #37 (4/17/17)
: Class 37 Summary - EM wave basics
Class #38 (4/19/17)
: Class 38 Summary - Exam #3
Class #39 (4/21/17)
: Class 39 Summary - Exam 3 solution & re-do
Class #40 (4/24/17)
: Class 40 Summary - Huygens' principle, reflection & refraction
Class #41 (4/26/17)
: Class 41 Summary - Refraction & Ray tracing
Class #42 (4/28/17)
: Class 42 Summary - More Ray tracing
Class #43 (5/13/17)
: Class 43 Summary - Review Final Exam (2016) (for practice)