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Unformatted text preview: PH 132 Exam 2 Sprirg 2005 Student Name SOL (fr {0 M 5 Student Number Labeecitation Section Number (11,...,35) Instructions: 1. 2. 3. Fill out all information above. Write your name on each page.
Clearly indicate your ﬁnal answers for all multiplechoice questions in the Space provided. Present neat and orderly solutions to each problem. Clearly indicate your method of solution
by including equations used for each part. Final answers should be circled or boxed. Be sure to include appropriate units with all answers. Assume the reference potential at inﬁnity is zero unless speciﬁed otherwise. Multiple Choice
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separation d, as shown. The slab has the same area A but thickness df4. After the slab is introduced, the capacitance: “M AT As :1," GUKQWﬁS l“ C = . C. = I 5 7V; 2. 5. q A) increases by a factor ofA’; ‘1’;
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b) Find the charge on each capacitor and the potential déﬂerence across each capacitor. (12 pts.) c) Find the magnitude of the potential diﬂ‘erence between points a and b. (2 pts.) 6
(1) Which capacitor stores the most enery? How much does it store? A piece of plastic with a dielectric constant of 1.5 is inserted between the plates of this capacitor. Find the energy j
stored by this capacitor after it recharges. (4 pts.) ‘ is connected to point b. What is the new equivalent capacitance of the circuit? (3 pts.) Problem 2 Consider the following circuit: Note that the directions for the currents have been chosen
for you. R2 a) Find 1., 12, and I; and indicate whether or not the assumed current directions are correct? ( [2 pts.) b) Find the power dissipated in each resistor. (4 pts.) c) Find the power delivered to or by each battery. You must indicate “delivered to” or “delivered by”
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