Physics 202 – Basic Principles of Maxwellian Physics

Syllabus Winter 2012 (Word Document)

Important note: We will have only two exams this quarter. The first one, covering material in Chapts. 10-12, will be given on Feb.2. The second exam is scheduled for Feb. 23. It will cover Chapts. 15-17.

Home work assignments:

Homework Assignment #1: Chapt. 10 – Prob. 5, 12, 18, 25, 28, 32 (to be completed by Jan 19)

These problems are from Serway, Ed. 7. I handed out copies of the problems in class.

Homework Assignment #2: Chapt. 11 – Prob. 15, 19, 22, 27, 37, 39 (Ed. 7) (to be completed by Jan 26)

Prob. 17, 21, 28, 31, 43, 45 (Ed. 8)

Homework Assignment #3: Chapt. 10 – Prob. 41, 44; Chapt. 12 Prob. 7, 13, 22, 29, 32, 33, 36 (Ed. 7) (to be completed by Jan 31)

Chapt. 10 – Prob. 46; Chapt. 12 Prob. 3, 15, 26, 37, 43, 44, 48 (Ed. 8)

This is not in Ed. 8 : A cylinder contains a mixture of helium and argon gas in equilibrium at a temperature of 150oC                    (a) What is the average kinetic energy of each type of molecule? (b) What is the rms speed of each type of molecule?

Homework Assignment #4: Chapt. 15 – Prob. 12, 13, 15, 20, 23, 24, 43, 53, 64 (Ed. 7) (to be completed by Feb. 14)

Chapt. 15 – Prob. 12, 13, 15, 20, 23, 28, 45, 61, 64 (Ed. 8)

Homework Assignment #5: Chapt. 16 – Prob. 5, 13, 14, 16, 19, 25, 28, 34, 35, 40, 44 (Ed. 7) to be completed by Feb. 21)

Chapt. 16 – Prob. 5, 13, 14, 16, 23, 29, 32, 38, 39, 42 (Ed. 8)

This is not in Ed. 8: Two capacitors, C1 = 25.0 μF and C2 = 5.00 μF, are connected in parallel and charged with a 100-V power       supply. (a) Calculate the total energy stored in the two capacitors. (b) What potential difference would be required across the same two capacitors connected in series in order that the combination store the same energy as in (a)?

Homework Assignment #6: Chapt. 17 – Prob.18, 19, 35, 39, 41, 42 (Ed. 7) To be completed by Feb. 23.

Chapt. 17 – Prob.18, 19, 37, 41, 44 (Ed. 8)

This is not in Ed. 8: A copper cable is designed to carry a current of 300A with a power loss of 2.00 Watts per meter. What is the  required radius of the cable?

Homework Assignment #7: Chapt. 18 – Prob. 11, 13, 18, 19, 23, 32, 34 (Ed. 7 and Ed. 8) To be completed by Mar. 6.

Homework Assignment #8: Chapt. 19 – Prob. 6, 9, 18, 21, 24, 29, 30, 38, 39, 46, 48 (Ed. 7) To be completed by Mar. 13

Chapt. 19 – Prob. 6, 9, 20, 23, 28, 35, 36, 48, 49, 58, 61 (Ed. 8)

Homework Assignment #9: Chapt. 20 – Prob. 10, 11, 18, 24, 25, 27, 30 39, 42, 46 (Ed. 7) Solutions available Mar. 15

Chapt. 20 – Prob. 10, 11, 24, 27, 30, 31, 34, 43, 46, 50 (Ed. 8)

Schedule of Lab Experiments (Word Document)

Lab Report Guidelines

Grades Winter 2012 (Excel) coming when available