# Problem Solving

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
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
3 Coordinate systems; Gradients; Line and surface integrals
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)