Physics 227H: Honors Analytical Physics II

Fall 2019

- Tuesday, 3 September: Electric Charge and Force
- Thursday, 5 September: Induced Force, Electric Field
- Tuesday, 10 September: Electric Field from Continous Charge Distributions, Shell Theorem, Intro to Gauss Law
- Thursday, 10 September: Electric Flux and Gauss Law, Fields of Symmetrical Charge Distributions, Charges and Fields in Conductors
- Tuesday, 17 September: Electric Potential Energy and Electric Potential
- Thursday, 19 September Electric Potential and Electric Field, Calculating Electric Potential from a Charge Distribution
- Tuesday 24 September: Review of Charges and Fields in Conductors, Intro to Capacitors and Capacitance
- Thursday 26 September: Energy stored in capacitor, Energy of electric field, Capacitors in Series
- Tuesday 1 October Capacitors
in parallel and in more general circuits, Dielectrics

- Thursday 3 October Exam 1 Review
- Tuesday 8 October Current,
steady currents, resistance, Ohm's law, energy loss to heat
and light

- Thursday 10 October Drift
speed, current density, and resistivity; intro to circuits

- Tuesday 15 October Resistors, capacitors and batteries in single loop and multiloop circuits
- Thursday 17 October Circuit problems, voltmeters, ammeters and RC circuits
- Tuesday 22 October more RC circuits, intro to magnetic field and magnetic force
- Thursday 24 October More on magnetic force on moving charge and on wire, force and torque on current-carrying loop in uniform field
- Tuesday 29 October more on magnetic force on wire, magnetic field of a long straight current-carrying wire, Biot-Savart Law
- Thursday 31 October magnetic field of a circular arc at center and of a ring on axis, overview of magnetic materials, intro to Ampere's law
- Tuesday 5 November more
on Ampere's Law, intro to Faraday's Law

- Thursday 7 November More on Faraday's law, ways to change the magnetic flux through a loop
- Tuesday 12 November Induced
currents and forces with "eddy current" demos, special topics
on magnetic force

- Thursday 14 November Exam 2 Review
- Tuesday 19 November Mutual
inductance and self inductance, introductor to inductors as
circuit element

- Thursday 21 November Time-varying single loop circuits (RC review, RL, RC, RLC)
- Tuesday 26 November AC circuits: R, L, C and RLC
- Tuesday 3 December Electromagnetic waves and the nature of light
- Thursday 5 December Energy transport and Poynting vector, Radiation pressure, Polarized light
- Friday 13 December Final
Exam Review

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