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Unformatted text preview: 1 January 4, 2008 Physics 132-Winter 2008 Prof. Jim Beatty-Ohio State 1 Physics 132 Introductory Physics: Electricity and Magnetism Winter Quarter 2008 Lecture 1 January 4, 2008 Physics 132-Winter 2008 Prof. Jim Beatty-Ohio State 2 The Four Fundamental Forces Weak Force PET scanner Beta Decay GRAVITY Everyday Motion Motion of the Moon and Planets Galaxies and the Universe Strong Force Fission and Fusion Fusion in Stars Electromagnetic Force Most everything else 2 January 4, 2008 Physics 132-Winter 2008 Prof. Jim Beatty-Ohio State 3 Electromagnetism Close observations of everyday electrical phenomena led to a mathematical description in the 19th century. Summarized in four Maxwells Equations Electromagnetism is the force underlying: Lightning Electrical and electronic technology Your nervous system Light and radio waves Chemistry, solids Faraday Maxwell Gauss Oersted January 4, 2008 Physics 132-Winter 2008 Prof. Jim Beatty-Ohio State 4 What Youll Learn in Physics 132 Basic Concepts: charge, fields, potentials, currents Electric charges create electric fields. Electric fields create forces on charges. Moving electric charges (currents) create magnetic fields. Magnetic fields create forces on moving electric charges. Changing magnetic fields create electric fields. Changing electric fields create magnetic fields. 3 January 4, 2008 Physics 132-Winter 2008 Prof. Jim Beatty-Ohio State 5 Administrativia Syllabus available Website on Carmen Similar policies to Physics 131 Seven quizzes, midterm, final Quizzes given in Tuesday recitations First quiz is January 15...
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