Introduction to Physics II

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


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Date Text Topic Handouts, links, notes
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 27 CURRENT AND RESISTANCE. electric current, current density in-class problems. Last day for Exam1 retake
SPRING BREAK
T4.03 27 Resistivity, resistance, Ohm's law Mastering set due. in-class problems, assignment due W
W4.04 28 CIRCUITS. circuit diagrams, kirchoff's rules, energy and power in-class problems, assignment due Fri
F4.06 28 resistors in series and parallel Mastering set due.
M4.09 Review for exam
T4.10 EXAM 2 11:30-1:00 review, solutions, grades
W4.11 28.7 28.9 circuit analysis using Kirchoff, RC circuits in-class problems, probs due next time
F4.13 29.1 29.2 29.4 MAGNETIC FIELD. observations and sources of B in-class problems, probs due next time
M4.16 29.4 calculating B using the Biot-Savart law in-class problems, probs due next time
T4.17 29.6 Ampere's law in-class problems, probs due next time
W4.18 29.6 29.5 calculating B using Ampere's law, solenoids, magnetic dipoles in-class problems, probs due next time
F4.20 29.7 magnetic force on a moving charge in-class problems, probs due Mon
M4.23 29.8 29.9 magnetic force on currents, torques on loops in-class problems, probs due Tue. Mastering set due
T4.24 30.1 30.2 EM INDUCTION. motional emf. in-class problems, probs due Wed
W4.25 30.3 30.5 magnetic flux, Faraday's law of induction in-class problems, probs due Fri. Mastering set due
F4.27 30.4 Lenz's law in-class problems, probs due Mon
M4.30 30.7 30.8 generators, transformers, inductors in-class problems no probs due Tue.
T5.01
W5.02
F5.04
M5.07
T5.08
W5.09
F5.11
M5.14
T5.15
W5.16
F5.18
T5.22 FINAL EXAM