General Physics II - a.y. 2016/2017
Period (Year/Semester): I/II
Required/expected prior knowledge: General Physic I
Maurizio Paolillo - Class/Place A-E Fuorigrotta
Michele Iacovacci - Class/Place F-R Fuorigrotta
Maurizio Paolillo - Class/Place S-Z Fuorigrotta
Michele Iacovacci - Class/Place A-I San Giovanni a Teduccio
Maurizio Paolillo - Class/Place J-Z San Giovanni a Teduccio
Achievement of basic concepts in electromagnetism that will allow the student to solve basic problems.
Tables of contents:
Electric force and electric charge, Coulomb law. Electric field. electrostatic potential. The electric dipole. Forces and momenta on a dipole. Flux of a vector field, Gauss' theorem. Capacitors. Dielectrics. Energy density of the electric field. Electric field near conductors. The electric current. Ohm's law. Electric circuits. Kirchoff laws. RC circuit. Magnetic field. Lorentz force. Forces and momenta on circuits. Magnetic field produced by a current. Ampere's law. Gauss's law for magnetism. Magnetism in matter. Faraday's law, induction. RL circuit. Energy density of the magnetic field. Maxwell's equations. Electromagnetic waves .
Lessons, Individual and group exercises.
Assessment will be written and oral. Question are: numerical exercises.