There are two types of problem solving activities for this class.

- Group Problem Solving (Mondays and Wednesdays)
- Problem Solving Sessions (Fridays)

### Group Problem Solving (Mondays and Wednesdays)

These in-class problems are solved in groups and are not graded.

SES # | TOPICS |
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1 | Group problem (PDF) |

2 |
Group problem (PDF) Group: Line of charge (PDF) Group: Uniformly charged disk (PDF) |

4 |
Group problem: Superposition (PDF) Group problem: E from V (PDF) Group problem: Build it (PDF) |

7 |
Group problem: Charge slab (PDF) Group problem: Charge slab (PDF) |

9 | Group problem: Spherical shells (PDF) |

10 | Partially filled capacitor (PDF) |

12 | Group problem: B field from coil of radius R (PDF) |

14 |
Group problem: Non-uniform cylindrical wire (PDF) Group problem: Current sheet (PDF) |

17 | Group problem: Current loop (PDF) |

18 | Group problem: Circuit (PDF) |

20 |
Group problem: Changing area (PDF) Group problem: Generator (PDF) |

21 | Group problem: Solenoid (PDF) |

23 |
Group problem: Coaxial cable (PDF) Group problem: Circuits (PDF) |

28 | Group problem (PDF) |

30 |
Superposition principle (PDF) Group problem: Plane waves (PDF) |

31 |
Group problem: Inductor (PDF) Group problem: Capacitor (PDF) |

33 |
Group problem: B field generation (PDF) Group problem: Energy in wave (PDF) |

### Problem Solving Sessions (Fridays)

Counts toward 6% of the course grade.

SES # | TOPICS |
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3 | Coordinate systems; Gradients; Line and surface integrals (PDF - 1.4 MB) |

6 | Continuous charge distributions (PDF) |

8 | Gauss’s law (PDF) |

11 | Capacitors (PDF) |

16 | Ampere’s law (PDF) |

19 | Magnetic fields: Force and torque on a current loop (PDF) |

22 | Mutual inductance and transformers; Inductors (PDF) |

26 | RC and RL circuits (PDF) |

29 | Driven LRC circuits (PDF) |

32 | EM radiation (PDF) |

35 | Interference (PDF) |