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Fundamentals of Physics II

Yale,, Fall 2006 , Prof. Ramamurti Shankar

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

Overview

Electrostatics - Electric Fields - Gauss's Law and Application to Conductors and Insulators - The Electric Potential and Conservation of Energy - Capacitors - Resistance - Circuits and Magnetism - Ampere's Law - Lenz's and Faraday's Laws - LCR CircuitsDC Voltage - LCR CircuitsAC Voltage - Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves - Ray or Geometrical Optics - Wave Theory of Light;Quantum Mechanics:The key experiments and wave-particle duality - Measurement theory, states of definite energy - Particle in a Box - Time-dependent Schrdinger Equation - Summary of postulates and special topics

Includes

Lecture 2: Electric Fields

4.1 ( 11 )


Lecture Details

For more information about Professor Shankars book based on the lectures from this course, Fundamentals of Physics Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics, visit httpbit.ly1jFIqNu.

Fundamentals of Physics, II (PHYS 201)

The electric field is introduced as the mediator of electrostatic interactions objects generate the field which permeates all of space, and charged objects in the field experience a force with magnitude proportional to their charge. Several instructive examples are given, including the field of an electric dipole and the notion of the electric dipole and dipole moment. The notion of field lines is introduced.

0000 - Chapter 1. Review of Charges
1634 - Chapter 2. Electric Fields
3355 - Chapter 3. Electric Field Lines
4018 - Chapter 4. Electric Dipoles

Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website httpopen.yale.educourses

This course was recorded in Spring 2010.

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Sam

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

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Dembe

Great course. Thank you very much.

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