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Physics 227 - Analytical Physics IIA

Electricity and Magnetism
Spring 2018

Note: Expect small changes throughout the semester.

Course Calendar

 

 

Schedule

  • Lectures start on Tuesday, Jan 16 and every Thursday and Tuesday after that.
  • Friday recitations start on Friday, Jan 19.

In the first column "L" = Lecture, "R" = Recitation, "E" = Exam, "N" = No class, "Rev" = Review, and "TBA" = "To Be Announced."

 

LECTURES: Please complete the assigned reading before each lecture, and bring your iclicker with you to lecture.  You will be asked to participate interactively throughout the lecture with the iclicker.

RECITATIONS: In the recitations, problems from the previous two lectures and homework due the previous night will be solved collaboratively, and a quiz will be given on the same material.  The chapters and homework to be covered is given in each recitation box.


HOMEWORK: The online Mastering Physics homework assignments are given in the box for the corresponding week.  The deadlines for completion of the homework are rigidly enforced by the online system.

EXAMS: The midterm exams will be given during lecture.

 

Type

Date

Assignment

L0

Tues 1/16

Introduction and E&M pre test - required

L1

Thurs 1/18

Electric Charge, Coulomb's Law. Read Ch. 21: 1-3.

R1

Fri 1/19

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: YF 21:1-3. No Quiz

L2

Tues 1/23

Electric Fields, Dipoles. Read Ch. 21: 4-7. 

L3

Thurs 1/25

Electric Field Flux, Gauss' Law. Read Ch. 22: 1-3. 

HW1

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 1/25

Mastering Physics Ch. 21: 1-7

R2

Fri 1/26

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Ch. 21: 4-7; 22:1-3;

Quiz: HW1, L1+2

L4

Tues 1/30

Applications of Gauss' Law, Conductors in Electrostatics. Read Ch. 22: 4-5. 

L5

Thurs 2/1

Electric Potential. Read Ch. 23:1-2.

HW2

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 2/1

Mastering Physics Ch. 22: 1-5

R3

Fri 2/2

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings, Ch. 22:4-5 and 23: 1-2;

Quiz: HW2, L3+4

L6

Tues 2/6

Calculating Potentials. Read Ch. 23:3-5.

L7

Thurs 2/8

Capacitors and Electric Field Energy. Read Ch. 24:1,3. 

HW3

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 2/8

Mastering Physics Ch. 23: 1-5

R4

Fri 2/9

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Ch. 23:3-5 and 24.1,3;

Quiz: HW3, L5+6

L8

Tues 2/13

Capacitors and Dielectrics. Read Ch. 24:2,4,5.

L9

Thurs 2/15

DC Current, Resistance, Ohm's Law. Read Ch. 25:1-3.

HW4

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 2/15

Mastering Physics Ch. 24: 1-5

R5

Fri 2/16

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Review Chap 21-24.

Quiz: HW4, L7+8

Exam1

Tues 2/20

1st Midterm Exam in lecture. Chapters 21-24.

L10

Thurs 2/22

EMF and Batteries. Read Ch. 25:4-5.

 

 

No homework

R6

Fri 2/23

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Ch. 25.1-6, No Quiz

L11

Tues 2/27

Combinations of Resistors, Kirchhoff's Rules.

Read Ch. 26:1-2.

L12

Thurs 3/1

RC circuits, Electrical Instruments. Read Ch. 26: 3-5. 

HW5

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 3/1

Mastering Physics Ch. 25: 1-5; Ch. 26: 1-2

R7

Fri 3/2

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Ch. 26.1-5,

Quiz: HW5, L9+10+11

L13

Tues 3/6

Magnetic Field, Magnetic Forces on Moving Charges.

Read Ch. 27: 1-4. 

L14

Thurs 3/9

Magnetic Forces on Currents. Read Ch. 27: 5-8. 

N

Fri 3/10

No recitations

 

3/11-3/18

SPRING BREAK

L15

Tues 3/20

Magnetic Fields of Currents, Biot-Savart Law.

Read Ch. 28: 1-5.

L16

Thurs 3/22

Ampere's Law, Magnetic Materials. Read Ch. 28.6-8.

HW6

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 3/22

Mastering Physics Ch. 26: 3-5, Ch. 27: 1-9

R8

Fri 3/23

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Ch. 27: 1-9; Ch. 28: 1-5

Quiz: HW6, L12+13+14

L17

Tues 3/27

Electromagnetic Induction, Faraday's Law.

Read Ch. 29:1-3.

L18

Thurs 3/29

Motional EMF. Read Ch. 29:4-6.

HW7

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 3/29

Mastering Physics Ch. 28: 1-8

R9

Fri 3/30

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Ch. 28: 1-8; Ch.29: 1-3;

Quiz: HW7, L15+16

L19

Tues 4/3

Maxwell's Equations. Read Ch. 29.7.

L20

Thurs 4/5

Inductance, Magnetic Field Energy. Read Ch. 30: 1-3. 

HW8

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 4/5

Mastering Physics Ch. 29: 1-7

R10

Fri 4/6

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Review Chap 27-29

Quiz: HW8, L17+18+19

Exam2

Tues 4/10

2nd Midterm Exam in lecture.  Chapters 25- 29

L21

Thurs 4/12

RL and LC Circuits. Read Ch. 30: 4-6. 

 

 

No homework

R11

Fri 4/13

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Ch. 30.1-6; No Quiz

L22

Tues 4/17

AC Circuits, Reactance, Resonance in AC Circuits.

Read Ch. 31: 1-6.

L23

Thurs 4/19

Electromagnetic Waves. Read Ch. 32: 1-3.

HW9

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 4/19

Mastering Physics 30: 1-6

R12

Fri 4/20

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Ch. 31.1-6; Quiz: HW9, L20 +21

L24

Tues 4/24

Energy and Momentum in Electromagnetic Waves.

Read Ch. 32: 4,5. 

L25

Thurs 4/26

Summary and E&M post-test – required.

HW10

deadline 11:59 PM Thurs 4/26

Mastering Physics 31: 1-6; 32: 1-5

R13

Fri 4/27

Pre-recitation assignment

Recitation Meetings: Review Chap 30-32

Quiz: HW10, L22+23+24

Rev

TBA

Review sessions.
Location: TBA

 

TBA

Final Help Sessions at MSLC, 3rd Floor ARC
10am-2pm (tentative)

E

TBA

FINAL EXAM, Chapters 21-32 

E

TBA

CONFLICT/MAKE UP EXAM
Request permission before April 16
Prof. Cizewski.