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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 4: Gausss Law and Application to Conductors and Insulators

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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)

Lecture begins with a recap of Gausss Law, its derivation, its limitation and its applications in deriving the electric field of several symmetric geometries—like the infinitely long wire. The electrical properties of conductors and insulators are discussed. Multiple integrals are briefly reviewed.

0000 - Chapter 1. Derivation of Gauss Law
2112 - Chapter 2. The Electric Field due to a Spherical Distribution of Charge
4447 - Chapter 3. Electric Field due to an Infinitely Long Wire
5139 - Chapter 4. Electric Conductors and Insulators

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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