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Lab 1 ELECTROSTATICS
OBJECTIVES
To understand the difference between conducting and insulating
materials.
To observe the effects of charge polarization in conductors and
insulators
To understand and demonstrate two ways to
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Lab 11  POLARIZATION
OBJECTIVES
To study the general phenomena of electromagnetic wave
polarization
To investigate linearly polarized microwaves
To investigate linearly polarized visible light
OVERVIEW OF POLARIZED ELECTROMAGN
L021
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Lab 2 GAUSS LAW
On all questions, work together as a group.
1. The statement of Gauss Law:
(a) in words:
The electric flux through a closed surface is equal to the total charge
enclosed by the surface divided by 1.
(b) in sym
L121
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Lab 12  INTERFERENCE
OBJECTIVES
To better understand the wave nature of light
To study interference effects with electromagnetic waves in
microwave and visible wavelengths
OVERVIEW
Electromagnetic waves are
time varying electri
L101
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Lab 10  GEOMETRICAL OPTICS
OBJECTIVES
To examine Snells Law.
To observe total internal reflection.
To understand and use the lens equations.
To find the focal length of a converging lens.
To discover how lenses form images.
To ob
L091
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Lab 9 AC FILTERS AND RESONANCE
OBJECTIVES
To understand the design of capacitive and inductive filters
To understand resonance in circuits driven by AC signals
OVERVIEW
In a previous lab, you explored the relationship between
L081
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Lab 8  INTRODUCTION TO AC
CURRENTS AND VOLTAGES
OBJECTIVES
To understand the meanings of amplitude, frequency,
phase, reactance, and impedance in AC circuits.
To observe the behavior of resistors, capacitors, and
inductors i
L071
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Lab 7 INDUCTORS AND LR CIRCUITS
The power which electricity of tension possesses of
causing an opposite electrical state in its vicinity has
been expressed by the general term Induction . . .
Michael Faraday
OBJECTIVES
To e
L061
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Lab 6  ELECTRON
CHARGETOMASS RATIO
OBJECTIVES
To understand how electric and magnetic fields impact an
electron beam
To experimentally determine the electron chargetomass ratio
OVERVIEW
In this experiment, you will measure
L051
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Lab 5 CAPACITORS & RC CIRCUITS
OBJECTIVES
To define capacitance and to learn to measure it with a
digital multimeter.
To explore how the capacitance of conducting parallel
plates is related to the area of the plates and the s
L041
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Lab 4 OHMS LAW AND
KIRCHHOFFS CIRCUIT RULES
AMPS
+

VOLTS
OBJECTIVES
To learn to apply the concept of potential difference
(voltage) to explain the action of a battery in a circuit.
To understand how potential difference (vo
L031
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Lab 3  SIMPLE DC CIRCUITS
OBJECTIVES
To understand how a potential difference (voltage) can
cause an electric current through a conductor.
To learn to design and construct simple circuits using
batteries, bulbs, wires, and s