Physics 003. Spring 2018. Physics and Astronomy Department. Saint Mary's College of California

Physics 3 is the second course in a two-course sequence intended for students in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and the 3+2 engineering program. Topics include electricity, magnetism, circuits and optics. Prerequisites: Physics 1,2 Math 27, 38 (concurrent is fine). Corequisites: Physics 004

- Office: Galileo 108A 925-631-4837
- Office hours Tu 2:30-3:30 W 2:30-3:30 F 1:30-2:30
- mrosario@stmarys-ca.edu

- Syllabus
- Schedule. The schedule on this site is more up-to-date.
- Mastering Physics. See the syllabus for the course id. See your email for access code.

- Exam 2 will be on Tue Apr 10, 11:30-1:00
- Retake exam 1? Here are the rules. Last day to do retake: Fri Mar 23, the day before Spring Break.
- Exam 1 is Tue March 6, 11:30-1:00. Review. Example exam slns, grades, solutions

Date | Text | Topic | Handouts, links, notes | |
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M2.12 | 22.1 22.2 | ELECTRIC CHARGE AND FORCE. charge model, charge | in-class problems, assignment | |

T2.13 | 22.4 | Coulomb's law | in-class problems, assignment | |

W2.14 | 22.4 22.3 | Coulomb's law in 2D, insulators and conductors | in-class problems, assignment | |

F2.16 | 22.5 | electric field concept | in-class problems, assignment | |

M2.19 | 23.1 23.2 | ELECTRIC FIELD. point charges, dipoles, limiting cases, field lines | in-class problems, assignment | |

T2.20 | 23.3 | continuous charge distributions. | in-class problems, assignment. Mastering problem set due | |

W2.21 | 23.4 | E of rings, disks, planes; limiting cases | in-class problems, assignment | |

F2.23 | 23.5 23.6 | parallel plate capacitor, motion of charges in uniform E | in-class problems, assignment | |

M2.26 | 22, 23 | problems in electric charges, forces, and fields | in-class problems, assignment. Mastering set due | |

T2.27 | 24.2 24.3 24.4 | GAUSS'S LAW. flux, flux for uniform E | in-class problems, assignment | |

W2.28 | 24.4 24.1 24.5 | flux for nonuniform E, using Gauss's law, symmetric distributions | in-class problems, assignment | |

F3.02 | 24.5 | more symmetric distributions | in-class problems, assignment. Mastering set due | |

M3.05 | Review for exam | in-class problems | ||

T3.06 | EXAM 1 | review, example exam slns, grades, retake rules, solutions | ||

W3.07 | 24.6 | Gauss's law and conductors | in-class problems, assignment | |

F3.09 | 25.1 25.2 | ELECTRIC POTENTIAL. electric potential energy of uniform E, point charges | in-class problems, assignment | |

M3.12 | 25.2 25.4 | more Ue, electric potential V | Mastering set due. in-class problems, assignment | |

T3.13 | 25.5 25.6 25.7 | V of uniform E, point charge, multiple point charges. visualize in 3D , 2D | in-class problems, assignment | |

W3.14 | 25.7 | V of continuous charge distributions | in-class problems, assignment | |

F3.16 | 26.1 26.2 | POTENTIAL AND FIELD. relationships between V and E example maps | in-class problems, assignment | |

M3.19 | 26.3 26.4 26.5 | conductors, batteries, capacitance | in-class problems, assignment | |

T3.20 | 26.5 26.6 | capacitance and capacitors, combinations and energy | in-class problems, assignment | |

W3.21 | 26.6 26.7 | electrical energy density, dielectrics | in-class problems | |

F3.23 | CURRENT AND RESISTANCE. electric current, current density | in-class problems. Last day for Exam1 retake | ||

SPRING BREAK | ||||

T4.03 | CURRENT AND RESISTANCE. resistivity, resistance, Ohm's law | Mastering set due |