Monthly Archives: February 2013

8.4 E&B Fields

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8.3 Motion in B-Field

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8.2 Right hand rule 1

Pre-reading: In class, you should have gotten an idea of how the right-hand rule works.  Here are some other versions scientists occasionally use: Video: This guy gives a nice, quick explanation of the vector multiplication we’ll be working with this unit. … Continue reading

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Unit 9: Waves (February Break Assignment)

Guided Notes Packet:Website guided notes Lecture 1 Videos Video 1, Transverse Waves Video 2, Longitudinal Waves Video 3, Interference in a ripple tank Video 4, various wave phenomena Video 5 Pause: Here are some PowerPoint slides saved as a PDF. You … Continue reading

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DC Circuits Equations Review

Pre-Reading Question: Find equivalent resistance in the circuit below. Video: Princeton Readings: “Capacitance” and “Combinations of Capacitors” on pages 212-215 MC Question 8 on page 218. (answer on page 411) DC Circuits on pages 225-237 All MC Questions on pages … Continue reading

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DC Circuits Test Review

Review videos (not made by me): Circuits: Momentum (yes, this is a hint): Princeton Readings: “Capacitance” and “Combinations of Capacitors” on pages 212-215 MC Question 8 on page 218. (answer on page 411) DC Circuits on pages 225-237 All MC … Continue reading

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7.12 Equivalent Capacitance

Textbook reading: The book does a pretty great job of explaining equivalent capacitance.  Read section 21-6, “Circuits Containing Capacitors,” on pages 743-746.  Example 21-8 is not very helpful, so skip it. Note that the book uses ε for voltage, so C = … Continue reading

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7.11 Capacitance

Videos Capacitance Watch the first 8:30 of this video from UC Davis. The professor talks about “Gauss’s Law” a few times, which we haven’t discussed yet.  He also mentions “charge density,” which in this context is simply an amount of … Continue reading

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DC Circuits Quiz 1 Review

Princeton reading: p. 224, “Electric Current” p.226-237 All the sections on those p. 241-242, MC questions 2-9; answers are on 414-415 p. 243, FR question parts a-d, answer is on page 416 Summary on page 245 is also helpful. Videos: … Continue reading

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7.7 Power

Watch before coming to class on Saturday. Video:

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