Class Topics

WEEK # SES # ACTIVITIES TOPICS
1 1 Class Introduction to TEAL; Fields; Review of gravity; Electric field
2 Class Electric charge; Electric fields; Dipoles; Continuous charge distributions
3 Problem solving Coordinate systems; Gradients; Line and surface integrals
2 4 Class Working in groups, electric potential, E from V
5 Class Electric potential, equipotentials
6 Problem solving Continuous charge distributions
3 7 Class Gauss’s law
8 Problem solving Gauss’s law (cont.)
4 9 Class Conductors and capacitors
10 Class Capacitors
11 Problem solving Capacitors (cont.)
5 12 Class Current, Resistance, and DC circuits
13 Class Exam 1 information
6 14 Class Magnetic fields: Creating magnetic fields - Biot-Savart
15 Class Magnetic fields: Creating magnetic fields - Ampere’s Law
16 Problem solving Ampere’s law
7 17 Class Magnetic fields: Feeling magnetic fields - charges and dipoles
18 Class Magnetic levitation; Magnetic forces on dipoles
19 Problem solving Magnetic fields: Force and torque on a current loop
8 20 Class Faraday’s law
21 Class Faraday’s law (cont.)
22 Problem solving Mutual inductance and transformers; Inductors
9 23 Class Inductors and magnetic energy; RL circuits
24 Class Exam 2 information
10 25 Class RC and RL circuits
26 Problem solving RC and RL circuits (cont.)
11 27 Class LC, and undriven LRC circuits
28 Class Driven LRC circuits
29 Problem solving Driven LRC circuits (cont.)
12 30 Class Maxwell’s equations, EM radiation and energy flow
31 Class Maxwell’s equations, EM radiation and energy flow (cont.)
32 Problem solving EM radiation
13 33 Class Generating EM radiation
34 Class Exam 3 information
14 35 Class Interference
36 Class Final exam

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