PHY 213 - Ch. 15 Electrostatics, Part 1 PHY213, Lecture 1...

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Ch. 15 Electrostatics, Part 1 PHY213, Lecture 1 1 PHY 213 Summer 2009 Dr. Zeps (lec), Kres Neely(rec, lab), Zheng Zhu(lab) s Each academic week starts Thursday and ends Wednesday. s Homework is due by the end of day every Tuesday (WebAssign). A homework quiz will be given each Wednesday. s There will be a problem given in class every day to be solved in recitation the following day. s There will be 2 Mid-term Exams and a cumulative Final Exam. s Read the Syllabus fully. Bring questions tomorrow. Chapter 15 Electric Forces and Electric Fields HW (Due Tuesday, June 16 th ) Ch 15: C.Q.-1,3,4,5,11,12,13,14 Probs-4,8,10,12,14,15,18,22,27,30,31, 40,42,43,46,47 First Observations – Greeks s Observed electric and magnetic phenomena as early as 700 BC s Found that amber, when rubbed, became electrified and attracted pieces of straw or feathers s Also discovered magnetic forces by observing magnetite attracting iron Benjamin Franklin s 1706 – 1790 s Printer, author, founding father, inventor, diplomat s Physical Scientist s 1740’s work on electricity changed unrelated observations into coherent science
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Ch. 15 Electrostatics, Part 1 PHY213, Lecture 1 2 Properties of Electric Charges s Two types of charges exist s They are called positive and negative s Named by Benjamin Franklin s Like charges repel and unlike charges attract one another s Nature’s basic carrier of positive charge is the proton s Protons do not move from one material to another because they are held firmly in the nucleus More Properties of Charge s Nature’s basic carrier of negative charge is the electron s Gaining or losing electrons is how object
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PHY 213 - Ch. 15 Electrostatics, Part 1 PHY213, Lecture 1...

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