"Electricity, Magnetism, and Thermodynamics"

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**Assignment 1**
(Due Wednesday, 17 February.)

**Model Solutions 1:**

- Using Coulomb's law
- Hanging charges
- Estimating charges and forces
- Electric field due to two charges
- Clock of charge
- Rod of charge

**Assignment 2**
(Due Wednesday, 24 February.)

**Model Solutions 2:**

- Flux in the Earth's atmosphere
- Field due to a pipe of charge
- Hanging from a charged wall
- The thick shell of charge
- Sphere of charge with a spherical cavity
- Charge collected by a space shuttle

**Assignment 3**
(Due Wednesday, 3 March.)

**Model Solutions 3:**

- Electric potential due to a quarter disk
- Electric potential due to a washer
- A conductor with a cavity enclosing a charge
- Capacitance for carpenters
- Force between capacitor plates
- Electric potential energy

**Assignment 4**
(Sample exam for the exam on Wednesday, 10 March.)

**Assignment 5**
(Due Wednesday, 17 March.)

**Model Solutions 5:**

- Electric fields and charges in resistors
- Automobile gas gauge
- A circuit with two batteries
- A circuit with four resistors
- A circuit with five resistors
- Resistors in parallel
- Resistance measurement

**Assignment 6**
(Due Wednesday, 24 March.)

**Model Solutions 6:**

- An application for RC circuits
- Television
- Protective shield against charged bullets
- Primitive motor
- An island in the stream
- The thick pipe of current
- Infinite sheet of current

**Assignment 7**
(Due Wednesday, 7 April.)

**Model Solutions 7:**

- The essence of induced electric field
- Alternating current generator
- Primitive motor revisited
- Induced electric field in a huge magnet
- Inductors in series
- Inductor in a circuit

**Assignment 8**
(Sample exam for the exam on Wednesday, 14 April.)

**Assignment 9**
(Due Wednesday, 21 April.)

**Model Solutions 9:**

**Assignment 10**
(Sample exam for the exam on Wednesday, 28 April.)

**Assignment 11**
(Due Wednesday, 5 May.)

**Model Solutions 11:**

- How does
*i*^{2}*R*heating power get to a resistor? - Problems about fluids
- Problems about heat absorption

**Assignment 12**
(Due Wednesday, 12 May.)

**Model Solutions 12:**

**Final Exam Information**
(Includes a sample exam for the final exam given 9:00 -- 11:00 am on
Thursday, 20 May.)