Calendar

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1 1

Why Physics?

Why Studio Physics? (and How?)

Vector and Scalar Fields

Gravitational Fields

Electric Fields

2 Review: Electric Fields

Charge

Dipoles

Continuous Charge Distributions
3 Problem Solving Session 1: Line and Surface Integrals

2 4

Working In Groups

Experiment 1: Visualizations

Electric Potential
5 Gauss’ Law Gauss’ Law
6 Problem Solving Session 2: Electric Field of Continuous Charge Distributions

3 7

Conductors and Insulators

Experiment 2: Electrostatic Force

Capacitors
8

Last Time: Conductors

Experiment 3: Faraday Ice Pail

Capacitors and Dielectrics
9 Problem Solving Session 3: Gauss’ Law

4 10 DC Circuits Kirchhoff’s Loop Rules
11 Problem Solving Session 4: Capacitance

5 12

Working with Circuits

Experiment 4: Part I: Measuring V, I, R

RC Circuits

Experiment 4: Part II: RC Circuits

13

Concept Review/Overview

PRS Questions - Possible Exam Questions

Sample Exam
6 14

Magnetic Fields

Experiment 5: Magnetic Fields

Charges moving in B Fields

Exam Review

15

Magnetic Force

Experiment 6: Magnetic Force

Creating B Fields: Biot-Savart
16 Problem Solving Session 5: Magnetic Torque and Moments

7 17 Dipoles and Magnetic Fields Experiment 7: Dipoles in B Fields
18

Levitation

Experiment 8: Magnetic Forces

Ampere’s Law
19 Problem Solving Session 6: Ampere’s Law

8 20 Faraday’s Law Faraday’s Law: Applications
21 Experiment 9: Faraday’s Law

Faraday’s Law

Transformers

Magnetic Materials

22 Problem Solving Session 7: Faraday’s Law

9 23

Concept Review/Overview

PRS Questions - Possible Exam Questions

Sample Exam
24 Inductance and LR Circuits Energy in Inductors
10 25

Experiment 10: Part I: Measuring L

LC Circuits

Experiment 10: Part II: LRC Circuit
26 Driven Harmonic Motion (RLC) Experiment 11: Driven RLC Circuit
27 Problem Solving Session 8: Driven RLC Circuits

11 28

Displacement Current

Maxwell’s Equations

Electromagnetic Waves
29 Problem Solving Session 9: Displacement Current, Poynting

12 30 Traveling and Standing Waves Electromagnetic (EM) Waves
31

Concept Review/Overview

PRS Questions - Possible Exam Questions

Sample Exam
13 32

Generating Electromagnetic Waves

Plane EM Waves

Electric Dipole EM Waves

Experiment 12: Microwaves

Review Exam 3 Results

33 Interference Experiment 13: Interference
34 Problem Solving Session 10: Interference

14 35 The Structure of Space and Time The Structure of Space and Time
36

Concept Review/Overview

PRS Questions - Possible Exam Questions

Sample Exam

Learning Resource Types

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