Maxwell's Equations
Lists all of Maxwell's Equations together in both integral and differential forms; also derives the speed of light from Maxwell's Equations in vacuum.

8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. SenBen Liao
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Read chapter 13, pages 5–6 of online textbook
Displacement Current
Introduces the displacement current in the context of Ampere's Law in a charging capacitor, and states the AmpereMaxwell Law.

8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. SenBen Liao
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 Read chapter 13, pages 3–5 of online textbook
Inconsistency in Ampere's Law leads to new term; calculation of displacement current; application to RC circuit; complete Maxwell's Equations.

8.022 Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2004
Prof. Gabriella Sciolla
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Maxwell's Equations in Vacuum
Solutions of Efield and Bfield wave equations in vacuum.

8.022 Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2004
Prof. Gabriella Sciolla
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1D Electromagnetic Waves
Proof that light is an EM wave; connection with SI units; measuring c.

8.022 Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2004
Prof. Gabriella Sciolla
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Gauss's Law for Magnetism
States Gauss's Law for magnetic field by analogy with Gauss's Law for electric field, using the nonexistence of magnetic monopoles.

8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. SenBen Liao
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Read chapter 13, pages 5–5 of online textbook
Cut in a Thick Wire
A thick wire with a narrow cut builds up charge; find the electric and magnetic fields between the ends of the wire. Solution is included after problem.

8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. SenBen Liao
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problems on pages 44–6
Energy in a Charging Capacitor
Find the electric and magnetic fields over time and the voltage at a point within a charging capacitor; use these to find the total stored energy. Solution is included after problem.

8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. SenBen Liao
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problems on pages 28–32
Plane Electromagnetic Wave
Given the electric field of a plane electromagnetic wave, find its propagation direction and the corresponding magnetic field. Solution is included after problem.

8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. SenBen Liao
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problems on pages 41–2
Conceptual AmpereMaxwell Questions
Characterize the circulation of magnetic field on an Amperian loop within a charging or discharging capacitor.

8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. SenBen Liao
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problems on pages 1–2
EM Plane Wave Questions
Find the electric component of an electromagnetic plane wave consistent with the given magnetic component; and vice versa.

8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. SenBen Liao
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problems on pages 1–2
Sound Wave
How do you know sound is not an EM wave?

8.02X Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism with an Experimental Focus, Spring 2005
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Gunther Roland
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 Complete practice problem 1
 Check solution to practice problem 1
Plane Wave
4part problem; finding direction, λ of wave; deciding whether it can be sound or EM.

8.02X Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism with an Experimental Focus, Spring 2005
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Gunther Roland
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 Complete exam problem 3
 Check solution to exam problem 3