Physics II: Theory

Physics II: MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

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Course Introduction

Intro | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

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What holds our world together? - Electric Charges (Historical) - Polarization - Electric Force - Coulomb's Law

Lec 1 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

2

Electric Field - Field Lines - Superposition - Inductive Charging - Dipoles - Induced Dipoles

Lec 2 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

3

Electric Flux - Gauss's Law - Examples

Lec 3 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

4

Electrostatic Potential - Electric Energy - eV - Conservative Field - Equipotential Surfaces

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5

E = -grad V - More on Equipotential Surfaces - Conductors - Electrostatic Shielding (Faraday Cage)

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6

High-Voltage Breakdown - Lightning - Sparks - St. Elmo's Fire

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7

Capacitance - Field Energy

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8

Polarization - Dielectrics - The Van de Graaff - More on Capacitors

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9

Currents - Resistivity - Ohm's Law

Lec 9 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

10

Batteries - EMF - Energy Conservation - Power - Kirchhoff's Rules - Circuits - Kelvin Water Dropper

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11

Magnetic field - Lorentz Force - Torques - Electric Motors (DC) - Oscilloscope

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12

Review Exam 1 (Secret Top!)

Lec 12 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

13

Moving Charges in B-fields - Cyclotron - Synchrotron - Mass Spectrometer - Cloud Chamber

Lec 13 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

14

Biot-Savart Law - Gauss' Law for Magnetic Fields - Revisit the "Leyden Jar" - High-Voltage Power Lines

Lec 14 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

15

Ampere's Law - Solenoids - Revisit the Kelvin Water Dropper - Midterm Evaluation

Lec 15 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

16

Electromagnetic Induction - Faraday's Law - Lenz Law - Complete Breakdown of Intuition - Non-Conservative Fields

Lec 16 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

17

Motional EMF - Dynamos - Eddy Currents - Magnetic Braking

Lec 17 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

18

Displacement Current (Difficult Concept) - Synchronous Motors - Induction Motors - Secret Top, How does it work?

Lec 18 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

19

How do Magicians levitate women? (with demo) - Electric Shock Treatment (no demo) - Electrocardiogram (with demo) - Pacemakers - Superconductivity (with demo) - Levitating Bullet Trains - Aurora Borealis

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20

Inductance - RL Circuits - Magnetic Field Energy

Lec 20 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

21

Magnetic Materials - Dia-, Para-, and Ferromagnetism - Prize Ceremony of Motor Contest

Lec 21 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

22

Hysteresis - Electromagnets - Bohr Magneton - Maxwell's Equations - 600 daffodils

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23

 Review Exam 2

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24

Transformers - Car Coils - RC Circuits

Lec 24 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

25

Driven LRC Circuits - Resonance - Metal Detectors (Beach/Airport)

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26

Traveling Waves - Standing Waves - Musical Instruments

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27

Resonance - Destructive Resonance - Electromagnetic Waves - Speed of Light - Radio / TV - Distance Determinations using Radar and Lasers


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28

Index of Refraction - Poynting Vector - Oscillating Charges - Radiation Pressure - Comet Tails - Polarization (Linear, Elliptical, and Circular)

Lec 28 | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

29

Snell's Law - Refraction - Total Reflection - Dispersion - Prisms - Huygens's Principle - The Illusion of Color - The Weird Benham Top - Land's Famous Demo

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30

Polarizers - Malus's Law - Brewster Angle - Polarization by Reflection and Scattering - Why is the sky blue? Why are sunsets red? - The sun will set in the lecture hall!

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31

Rainbows - A modest rainbow will appear in the lecture hall! -Fog Bows - Supernumerary Bows - Polarization of the Bows - Halos around the Sun and the Moon - Mock Suns

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Review Exam 3

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33

Double-Slit Interference - Interferometers

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34

Gratings - Resolving Power - Single-Slit Diffraction - Angular Resolution - Human Eye - Telescopes

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35

Doppler Effect - The Big Bang - Cosmology

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36

Farewell Special - Bring a Friend!

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Intro | MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

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