PHYSICS 2055: General Physics V: Electricity and Magnetism. Winter 2012

 

Instructor: Dr. Iakov Afanassiev

Office: C4065. Phone: 864-2500. E-mail: afanai@mun.ca

Web : http://www.physics.mun.ca/~yakov/

· The textbook

Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Volume 2, Chapters 23-46, 8th Edition
Raymond A. Serway and John W. Jewett 
ISBN-10: 1439048398  ISBN-13: 9781439048399 

· Topics:

Chapter

Topic

Introduction to Maxwell's eqs, revision of Gauss's law and other topics from P1051

26

Capacitance and Dielectrics.

27

Current and Resistance.

28

Direct Current Circuits.

32

Inductance

33

Alternating Current Circuits

 

The principles of operation of diodes and transistors will be covered briefly

 

· Evaluation Scheme

-assignments (4-5), altogether worth 10% of the total mark;

-one mid-term 1-hour test, worth 20% of the total mark;  

-the 2-hour final examination, worth 50% of the total mark;  (SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM IS AVAILABLE)

-laboratory reports (you should get a minimum of 50% mark in the laboratory part of the course in order to pass the course), worth 20% of the total mark;