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Lecture_01_2097 - Physics 0175 Lecture 1 Introduction to the Course Electric Charge Coulomb's Law Structure of Matter Examples Electric Field

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Physics 0175 Lecture 1 (June 22, 2009) Introduction to the Course Electric Charge Coulomb’s Law Structure of Matter Examples Electric Field Electric Field Lines 1
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Lecturer Information Lecturer: Prof. Brian R. D’Urso Phone: 412-624-2756 E-Mail: dursobr@pitt.edu Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm 315 Allen Hall Please give me feedback early and often if you have comments or suggestions! Email is my preferred means of contact. If you need to meet with me outside of office hours: schedule an appointment with me in advance . 2
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Where to Go for Help 1. Your Recitation Section. 2. Office Hours: Lecturer: Prof. Brian R. D’Urso E-Mail: dursobr@pitt.edu 315 Allen Hall Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm TAs: Shonali Dhingra, shd28@pitt.edu Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm and Friday, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Naufer Nusran, nmn6@pitt.edu Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sui Chi Woo, suw11@pitt.edu Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 3. Appointment with Lecturer or any TA. 3
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Syllabus See handout. 4
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How your grade will be determined: • Exam 1: 100 points • Exam 2: 100 points • Comprehensive Final Exam: 150 points • Quizzes (Recitation Sections): 75 points • Homework (WileyPlus): 60 points • Lecture Participation (clickers): 15 points Total: 500 points 5
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Homework Assignment #1 Reading: Chapters: 21, 22 Problems: See WileyPLUS Try to register within next 24 hours! First homework due Thursday night! 6
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Course Outline (Approximate) • New force: the electrostatic force. • Electric current. (Exam 1) • New force?: magnetism. • Connection between electricity and magnetism: Maxwell’s Equations. (Exam 2) • Traveling electromagnetic waves; light. • Some properties of light. (Final) 7
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Discover a new force: the Electrostatic Force Rub: • Fur on Amber • Silk on Clear Plexiglass • Fur on PVC Repels PVC Attracts Repels Plexiglass Repels Attracts Repels Amber PVC Plexiglass Amber 8
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• In analogy with the relationship between mass and gravitational attraction, we associate this new force, called the electrical force , with a property we shall call charge . • Experiments show that there are two kinds of electric charge, which we shall call positive (+) and negative (-).
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2009 for the course PHYS 01750 taught by Professor Brian during the Summer '09 term at Pittsburgh.

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Lecture_01_2097 - Physics 0175 Lecture 1 Introduction to the Course Electric Charge Coulomb's Law Structure of Matter Examples Electric Field

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